Cortland- LaRue A. Thompson of Cortland, OH passed away peacefully on Sunday morning December 8th, 2019 in the Trumbull Regional Medical Center in Warren. She was just shy of her eighty-fifth birthday.
LaRue was born in Diamondville, PA on Wednesday December 12th, 1934 the first daughter of Bruce and Mae McClinsey. She was a graduate of Pine Township High School and would marry her sweetheart Homer Thompson on June 2, 1956. Together they have shared more that sixty-three years at each other’s side.
Following her marriage, she and Homer made their home in Cleveland for many years where she had worked for American Greeting Cards. They enjoyed traveling and camping. After Homer’s retirement, they made their home in Cortland for the past twenty years.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories her husband Homer, her sister Loretta A. Vasbinder of Masury; her nieces and nephews Dr. Debbie (Dr. Walter Paladino) Dillon, Dr. Darlene (Daniel Hake) Calhoun, Genie (Bob) McBride, Bruce (Treva) Vasbinder, Vicki (Shawn) Mulligan; great-nieces and nephews Rob (Megan) Dillon, Patrick (Kory) Dillon, Ashley (Jason) Lowe, Ryan Calhoun, Lee (Tori) Simeon, Maura and Alaina Mulligan, Brock, Tyler, and Bree Vasbinder; and two great-great nieces Adaline Dillon and Aria Simeon.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother-in-law Joseph E. Vasbinder, and by her nephew Michael Vasbinder.
Friends may visit with her family on Thursday evening from 4:00-7:00PM at the Dillon & Santucci Funeral Home 4471 Warren-Sharon Road Vienna, Ohio 44473. Funeral Services will be held on Friday morning at 11:00AM in the funeral home with the Rev. Joel Dickson officitaing.
Burial will follow at Brookfield Township Cemetery.
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