Rita

March 10, 1919 ~ May 23, 2021

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece , NY

Rita Marie Thompson

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Rita Thompson at the Edna Tina Wilson nursing home in Greece at the age of 102. Predeceased by her husband Bud, her parents, sister and brothers. She is the cherished mother to her children, Jim (Donna), Betty, Marilyn (John).

Rita is survived by her grandchildren, Amy (Steve), Amanda, Colleen (Neil), Dan (Dave), and Rev. Fr. Scott Birchall.  

She is adored by her  great grandchildren, Caitlyn, Emma, Spencer, Alexander, Ellia and Alana. Loved by her many nieces and nephews.

As a result of COVID travel restrictions and protocols, funeral services will follow at a later date.

A special thank you to the staff and residents of Legacy Cranberry Landing and Edna Tina Wilson Nursing home for their care and compassion.

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Rita, the family suggests the Alzheimer’s Association 

Central New York Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association

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  1. Fabulous Picture, Aunt, Mother, Friend, and Person. Always smiling and joking. Those memories always with me.

  2. My sincerest condolences go out to you and your family. 102 years old wow. May God rest your soul.

  3. Mrs. Thompson was such a sweet & caring lady. Our thoughts & prayers go out to the family. Love Al & Eleanor

  4. A mother is always with us, first in her lifetime and then forever in our memory. Thinking of you all.
    Love The Houghton Family

  5. Rita was a truly special lady! Always with a smile, caring, and involved in community. When the City wanted me to place a six foot fence along mine and her side lot on Whiteford, she said NO, I want to be able to talk with you over the fence and see what’s going on. I can’t do that with a six foot fence. The City pressured, so I told them to directly talk to Rita. Say no more, she got her 3 foot fence! Fond memories only; let’s concentrate on those during this sad time. A life well lived!

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