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Obituary Notice – Donald J. Thompson, Jr.

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JAMESTOWN:  Donald J. Thompson, Jr., 66, of West 3rd Street, Jamestown, passed away Wednesday, January 10th, 2024, under Hospice care.  He was born in Jamestown on April 4, 1957, the son of the late Donald J. and Mary Margaret (Merriweather) Thompson, Sr.

  Donald was a graduate of Maple Grove High School, Class of 1975.  He worked as a Carpenter most of his life, working with local 66 for many years and more recently for D&S Glass Services, Inc., Jamestown, for approximately 3 years.  Donald loved fishing and lived life “on his terms”.

  Survivors include two brothers, Tom “Moto” (Donna) Thompson, of Stockton; and Robert Thompson, of Ellery.  Also surviving are a niece Melissa Sweeney, three nephews Thomas Thompson Jr., Daniel Thompson, Robert Thompson Jr. and very good friend Kathy Ross of Jamestown.

  There will be no funeral services observed.  The family suggests memorials may be made to Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care, 20 W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750.  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post condolences or memories go to



  • Andrew Johnson
    Posted January 13, 2024 at 7:49 am

    Donnie was always wound pretty tightly. I was actually surprised to see he lived so long, but maybe he mellowed with age.

  • Dino
    Posted January 14, 2024 at 7:35 am

    Many crazy days are all history now

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