Joan Eveline Lennebacker 1a

Birth Name Lennebacker, Joan Eveline
Birth Name Thompson, Joan Evelyn 2a
Gender female
Age at Death 85 years, 8 months, 25 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1930-10-22 Richfield Springs, Otsego County, New York, USA  
Death 2016-07-16 Richfield Springs, Otsego County, New York, USA  
Event Note

Richfield Springs-Joan Evelyn Thompson age 85 passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon July 16, 2016 in her home. She had the comfort of her loving family at her side. She was born on October 22, 1930 in Richfield Springs, daughter of the late Charles Milton and Pearl A. Smith Lennebacker. A lifelong Richfield Springs resident she graduated from Richfield Springs High School with the class of "1949" and furthered her education, graduating from Central City Business Institute in Syracuse. On May 28, 1971 she was united in marriage to Lyle M. Thompson in Richfield Springs. They shared a loving and devoted union of thirty-three years until his passing in 2004. Mrs. Thompson worked for twenty-eight years as Clerk-Treasurer for the Richfield Springs Central School. For eleven years she was co-owner of Haskell's Inn and Hotel in Cold Brook and for ten years with Otsego New York Connects. She retired in 1999. In her leisure time she enjoyed playing bingo and mah-jongg. Joan was happiest when she was surrounded by her many friends and family and will be truly missed by all.

Surviving are a son, Brett Thompson and his wife Barbara of Boise ID, three daughters, Kim Butler and her husband Gene of East Herkimer, Kelly Brown and her husband Rick of Old Forge, Nell Thompson of Palatine Bridge, a daughter-in-law, Diane Thompson of Cold Brook, nine grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, niece, Darshan Fresco and her husband Jim of Ilion, nephew, Charles Newell, III of TN. Besides her parents and husband Lyle she was preceded in death by one son, Mark Thompson and a sister Patricia Newell.

It was Joan's request that her funeral service be private and at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Catskill area Hospice, 542 Main Street, Oneonta, NY 13820 or the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway #28, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs



Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Charles Milton Lennebacker
Mother Pearl Ardel Smith
    Sister     Patricia Eleanor Lennebacker
         Joan Eveline Lennebacker


    Family of Lyle M. Thompson and Joan Eveline Lennebacker
Married Husband Lyle M. Thompson
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1971-05-28 West Winfield, New York, USA  


Family Map

Family Map


  1. Charles Milton Lennebacker
    1. Pearl Ardel Smith
      1. Patricia Eleanor Lennebacker
      2. Joan Eveline Lennebacker
        1. Lyle M. Thompson


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