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December 29, 2020

Virene “Vi” Elva Thompson (née Finlayson), formerly of RR 2, Kincardine, died at RVilla Retirement Residence in Ripley, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, at the age of 93. Beloved wife of the late Alvin Errington Thompson (2015). Dear mother of Sandra (Allan) MacDonald of RR 2, Ripley; Karen (Tom) Riley of RR 4, Walkerton; Arlene Thompson (Peter Corbett) of London; Brian (Betty Anne Bushell) Thompson of RR 2, Kincardine; Joyce (Chris) Cotterall of Brisbane, Australia; and Janice Thompson (Ron Johnston) of Granbury, Texas. Missed by her grandchildren, Terry (Sean Pressey), Regan (Derek Hori), James (Anita) MacDonald, Brad MacDonald, Brett Thompson (Dan Wright), Allyson (Andrew Lambert), Robyn (Greg Farrell), Amanda Riley, Darcy Cotterall and Elly Cotterall; and great-grandchildren, Emma, Evan, Evie, Jack, Nathan, Charlie, Emmett, Kate, Jase, Finley, Tristan, Jillian and Kira. Fondly remembered by her sisters, Oral Cameron of London, and Marilyn (Bob) Johnston of Ripley, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Vi was an active member of the Kincardine United Church, Kincardine Agricultural Society, Bruce County Museum board and for 53 years, the Bervie Women’s Institute. Predeceased by her parents, Orville and Verna (née Hooey) Finlayson; grandson, Jason Thompson; nephew, Scott Cameron; and in-laws, Bernice (John) Norman and Murray Cameron. Final resting place, Kincardine Cemetery. Memorial donations to the Kincardine Agricultural Society or the Bruce County Women’s Institute Scholarship Fund, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy and may be arranged on-line or through the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home;