November 19, 1942 to June 5, 2008
Carol passed away suddenly at her residence in Atwood on Thursday, June 5, 2008 while recuperating well from recent knee surgery. She was born 65 years ago in Elma Township a daughter of the late Alvin and Ferne (McNichol) Matheson. Carol was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, Listowel. She has traveled widely with her husband Dick, touring many US states and most of Canada. They were members of the Kamping Kings, presently serving as directors. Carol was the beloved wife of Richard (Dick) Thompson whom she married in 1959; the loving mother of Reg and Judy of Ilderton, Rod and Sue of Listowel, Laurie and friend Mark Stephenson of Moonstone; special grandma of Jordan, Reid, Rebecca, Kirsten, Riley and Taylor. She was the dear sister of Calvin and Deborah Matheson of Wingham and Brad and Carla Matheson of Listowel. Carol will be remembered by her mother-in-law Vera Thompson of Listowel, sisters-in-law Elizabeth Thompson of Listowel, Barb McCorquodale of RR1 Atwood and by many nieces & nephews. She was predeceased by her father-in-law Campbell Thompson and brother-in-law Robert Thompson. Carol's family invites relatives and friends to share their memories at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood on Saturday June 7, 2008 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm and Sunday June 8 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 220 Livingstone Ave N., Listowel from 1 pm until the time of service at 2 pm. Rev. Vern Tozer officiating. Following cremation, interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Listowel. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital 255 Elizabeth Street E. Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 or Canadian Cancer Society Huron-Perth Unit 536 Huron Street Stratford, ON N5A 9Z9 would be appreciated and can be arranged by calling the funeral home at 519-356-2382 or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make Donation button.