Gale D. Thompson, 81, formerly of Dillsburg passed away Thursday, January 13, 2022, at the Village of Luther Ridge, Chambersburg.
She was born February 15, 1940, in Pottsville the daughter of the late Floyd and Rita Cooper.
Gale was a retired pre-school teacher and former member of Silver Spring Presbyterian Church, Mechanicsburg. She loved the summers at Fenwick Island, Delaware. Gale enjoyed the holidays with her family. Her six grandsons brought much joy to her life!
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Charles Edward Thompson; one daughter, Diane M. Lane and her husband George of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Edward A. Thompson and his wife Linda of Gettysburg, William K. Thompson and his wife Anne of Washington, DC; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Yvonne Miles.
Services will be held Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at 2:00 pm in the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg. A visitation will be held Wednesday from 1-2 pm at the funeral home. Private burial will be held in the Dillsburg Cemetery-Golf Course Road.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc., 2595 Interstate Dr., Ste. 100, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or The Village of Luther Ridge, 2998 Luther Dr., Chambersburg, PA 17202.