O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Frederick Thompson

Mr. Frederick Thompson, 70, of Little Valley, NY died unexpectedly Friday evening, December 20, 2019 at Buffalo General Hospital.

Born February 17, 1949 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Frederick and Theresa Gerner Thompson. He was married on May 18, 1977 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church to the former Gail Cooney, who survives.

He was a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, Class of 1971.

Mr. Thompson had been employed as the Senior Slot Tech for the Seneca Allegany Casino for over 10 years and had owned and operated the former Thompson Electronics in Salamanca.

He enjoyed the outdoors, hiking, riding his motorcycle, and fixing almost anything. He was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Parish Vestry, and had served as both Junior and Senior Warden. Most of all, he thrived on loving and caring for his family.

Surviving besides his wife are: a daughter, Sarah Meiser, Boulder, CO; two sons, David Thompson, Little Valley, NY Andrew Thompson, Little Valley, NY; a grandson, Carter Thompson, North Tonawanda, NY; a brother, Edward (Shellie) Thompson, Carrollton, NY; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a brother, William J. Thompson.

There will be no visitation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY.

A funeral service will be held in St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Michael Lonto officiating.

Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.