Tributes

Joseph R Thistle

1931 - 2018
Peacefully surrounded by his family at the PEI Atlantic Baptist Home on Monday, June 18, 2018 of Joseph R. "Joe" Thistle of Charlottetown age 87 years. Dear father of Betty (Allison dec.) McNally, Judy (Ted) Lawlor, Debbie (Alan) Thompson, Robert (Lorna) and Rick (Janice). Loving Grampy Joe to Wayde, Randy, and David McNally, Craig and Brad Lawlor, Curtis and Keith Thompson, Justin, Brent and Kyle Thistle, Trevor Thistle and Emily Baker and great grampy to 20 great grandchildren. Brother of Mary Long (Jack dec.), Cecelia "Sis" (Jr. dec.) Dowling, Mark (Betty) Thistle and brother-in-law of Virginia Thistle and Mary Chandler. Joe was also predeceased by his siblings, John (Evelyn), Lillian (Luke) and Claude. Resting at the Hennessey Cutcliffe Charlottetown Funeral Home until Thursday, then transferred to St. Dunstan’s Basilica for funeral mass at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Charlottetown. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Members of the Knights of Columbus will hold a prayer service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and members of the Charlottetown Branch #1 of the Royal Canadian Legion will hold a tribute service at the funeral home on Wednesday at 7 p.m. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to the Provincial Palliative Care Centre or a charity of choice. On-line condolences may be made at www.islandowned.ca. 

Lt. Col. Charles Dugald Thomas

2014
Peacefully and surrounded by his family and friends at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday, January 27, 2014, of Lt. Col. (Ret'd) Charles Thomas of Stratford, age 59 years.
Beloved husband of Debbie Thomas (nee Martin) and loving father of Michael Thomas (Nancy) and Laurie Brehaut (Ryan). Charles is also survived by his beloved grandchildren - Noah, Reeve and Charley Grace Brehaut; siblings - Albert Thomas (Theresa), Mary Thomas, Cathy Doyle (Barry), Scott Thomas, Frances Ford (Wayne); mother-in-law, Lucinda (Dickie) Martin; and brothers-in-law, Barry Martin (Sharleen), Clayton Martin (Sherry), Donald Martin (Lorraine Buell).
He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Lorraine Thomas and father-in-law, Lloyd Martin.
Resting at Hillsboro Funeral Home, 2 Hollis Ave., Stratford, for visitation on Thursday, January 30, 4-8 p.m. Funeral service will be held at Queen Charlotte Armouries on Friday, January 31 at 5 p.m. Interment will be later in West Covehead United Church Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations to QEH Cancer Treatment Centre or Friends of the Regiment would be appreciated.
Online condolences may be made to hillsborofuneral@eastlink.ca. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hillsboro Funeral Home.
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John James (Johnny) Thompson

1924 - 2017
Veteran of WW ll
 
John James 'Johnny' Thompson, age 93 of Sherwood, originally St Peter's Bay, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 7th, with his family by his side. 

He was a proud veteran of World War ll and a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Charlottetown. He was a member of the Royal Regina Rifles, 7th Brigade, 3rd Division. 

After returning to the Island, he married and began working with the PEI Department of Highways, where he retired as Kings County Engineer in 1984. 

Johnny was a volunteer and a participant in local activities including the Speed skating Association of PEI, St. John’s Ambulance, and the local hockey scene; he spent endless hours supporting his children in their activities. He was an avid horseman, a respected member of the PEI harness racing community for 45 years. He loved being at the track. He also loved to fish, hunt, travel and enjoyed camping vacations with family. 

He is survived by his wife Marie (nee O'Brien), sons Alan (Laurie) and Brian (Janice), daughters Anne (Duncan), Jane (Ned) and Sheila (John), grandchildren Josh, Duncan, Sean, Andrew, Sarah, Anne Marie, Molly, Isabella and Oliver, as well as his sister Mary Jay. 

Born April 8,1924, he was the son of the late Harry and Veronica Thompson. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers Henry, Harold, Jerome, Wilfred, and Joseph. 

Johnny touched many lives in the course of his life; he loved his family immeasurably, he lived every day, and he will be greatly missed. 

Resting at Belvedere Funeral Home, visitation will be Sunday, November 12,2017 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral mass will be at St. Pius X Church at 10:00 a.m. Monday, November 13th. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Charlottetown Branch#1 of the Royal Canadian Legion. The Legion will hold a Service of Remembrance at the funeral home on Sunday at 3:45 p.m. Condolences may be sent to www.belvederefh.com