Fenton Thompson

Fenton M. Thompson

Tuesday, June 16th, 1964 - Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Fenton M. Thompson, 55, of Plattsburgh, passed away Monday, June 1, 2020 at the Brigham
and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA with his loving wife by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Plattsburgh on June 16, 1964, the son of Fenton C. and Elizabeth (Murphy) Thompson.
He graduated from Peru central school and attended Clinton Community College .
Fenton worked for the Department of corrections for 36 years retiring in June 2019 .He stood strong in that brotherhood / sisterhood and made so many lifelong friends he loved like family. He was an avid bowler in the Thursday Industrial league for over 30 years and he loved that bowling family. He also was in a dart league and loved the friendship he shared with his team. He was an avid hunter spending many seasons hunting with his father and friends at the Hatch Brook club in Gabriels NY and spent many hours fishing with his Father on Lake Champlain . He was a diehard Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankee Fan. He loved to travel with his wife, family and friends. He also loved watching his grandson, nephews and nieces play their sports and cheering for them on the sidelines but his biggest joy was mentoring and spending time with his grandson Nevyn. He touched so many lives in his 55 years of life and each person felt a special bond with him.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend of 17 years, Jill, three daughters he was very proud of Jessica and her husband Wiley,Ashley and her fiancé Lance, Caitlin and her companion Jonathan, his devoted and loving parents Fenton and Elizabeth Thompson ,his loving sister Deborah Thompson , beloved grandson Nevyn, father in law and in laws he had a special bond with; Christopher Boslet, Julie Tarasavage, Michael Tarasavage, Edward and Sandra Boslet, Mary Jo and Tom Sweet , Christopher Boslet Jr, Duane and Sharon Boslet,several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, the Boslet/ Senecal families surrounded him along with his fur buddy Pierre and all the wonderful friends he made through his well lived life . He was predeceased by his mother in law and grandparents. Donation can be made in his memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute leukemia division the care he received there was incredible. Thank you to all the Doctors and nurses he met and took care of him during this time at Fitzpatrick Cancer Center, Dana-Farber and BWH you all made him feel supported and cared for.
Due to the current pandemic, services will be private. Interment will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be offered to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Leukemia Division.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y.. (518) 561-3980. Online condolences may be offered at
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Love to you all, Karen & Mike Weiss

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Jill Thompson Posted at 09:34pm

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Pamela Meyers

Posted at 03:52pm
To Fenton and Betty Thompson and sister Debbie, I am so very sorry to hear of the death of your beloved son and brother Fenton. There is no greater sorrow than losing a loved one. May you find peace knowing he is with God. Celebrate his life by sharing memories of him as a child with his two beautiful daughters Ashley and Caitlin. To Ashley Thompson and Caitlin Thompson, I am so sorry for the loss of your Dad. Find peace knowing that he will always live on in your memories and will be in your heart forever. He will live on through you. God Bless all of you. Pam Meyers

Jill Thompson Posted at 09:34pm

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Duane Boslet

Posted at 04:04pm
Love Sharon, Duane, Emily and Lauren.
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Quent Bruso

Posted at 06:55am
My prayers go out to Fenton's family and close friends. I haven't seen him since high school but remember him well as a great guy and a very good person. Rest well Fenton, until we meet again in The Kingdom.
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Jill Thompson Posted at 09:35pm

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Josaline and Alan

Posted at 11:24am
Jill, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We have the fondest memories of Fenton and are grateful for his hospitality every time we were NY.
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