Harley Thompson

Born: Sun., Dec. 13, 1931
Died: Sat., Jun. 22, 2019


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 26, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jun. 26, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 27, 2019
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home


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Harley H. Thompson, age 87, of Erie, passed
away on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Harley was
born on December 13, 1931, in Erie, to the
late Harley and Mildred (Wieiss) Thompson.
Harley graduated from North East
High School in 1949 and went on
to serve in the United States Army
during the Korean War, where he
achieved the rank of corporal. After
his time in the military, he was employed
by A&P Supermarket for 12
years and then Electric Materials.
He was also a custodian at North
East High School for five years. He
was a member of the East Lake Alliance
Church. Harley enjoyed bowling, cooking and
canning, and collecting cars, but most of all he valued
his time with his family.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marjorie
(Rohman) Thompson; sister, Betty Stone of Lawrence
Park; children, Jeffery Thompson (Pam) of North East,
Cindy Fisher (Rex) of Forest, Virginia, Gary Thompson
(Kay) of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Marshall Thompson
(Linda) of Rochester, N.Y.; as well as 15 grandchildren,
21 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and
nephews.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East, on
Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., and are invited
to a funeral service, with Full Military Honors, at 11
a.m. on Thursday, at the funeral home. Officiating the
service is Pastor Dave Voelker. Private interment will
be held at North East Cemetery. Memorials may be
made to the East Lake Alliance Church, 4500 E. Lake
Rd., Erie, PA 16511.
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