Wolfeboro, NH — Paul A. Thomson, 82, of Wolfeboro, NH passed away at home on October 11th, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born and raised in Lawrence, MA, has been a long time resident of Wolfeboro, NH and an active member of First Congregational Church.
Mr. Thomson graduated from Lawrence High School in the class of 1950. As a United States Marine, he saw duty in Korea during the Korean Conflict and earned the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, and the United Nations Service Medal.
After his service to his country, he became the Sales Manager of Glennie’s Dairy of North Andover, after which he was employed at Walden Paper in Lawrence and the Andover Companies in Andover.
Mr. Thomson was a 32nd degree Mason, and was both a Past Master of Cochichewick Lodge, A.F. & A.M, of North Andover and an Assistant District Deputy. He was also member of the Aleppo Temple of Shriners.
He is survived by his beloved wife Carol W. Thomson, of 45 adventurous years; 4 children, his sons Donald Thomson and his wife Brenda of Boxford, MA, Jonathan Thomson of Los Angeles, CA, his daughters Dianne and her husband Mark Kelly of Bedford, NH, Martha and her husband Joseph Maynard of Salem, NH. He was the most devoted and adoring grandfather to 9 grandchildren, Rebecca Ritter, Katelyn Ritter, Jennifer Ritter, Robert Kelly, Carolyn Kelly, Nicholas Thomson, Jessica Thomson, Jacob Maynard and Nathan Maynard. He is also survived by a brother Walter Thomson of Hampstead, NH. He was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews, and a great friend to everyone he met.
A memorial service will be held Friday, October 19th at noon at First Congregational Church, 115 South Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH. Masonic Services will be held at the Church at the start of the Memorial Service.
Interment will be at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH on Thursday, October 18th at 2 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the First Congregational Church, UCC, Building Project, PO Box 913, Wolfeboro, NH 03894, or Central New Hampshire VNA and Hospice, PO Box 1620, Wolfeboro, NH.
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Lord Funeral Home, Wolfeboro, NH is in charge of arrangements,