1937 - 2023
No Vistitation Date Scheduled
FuneralOctober 27, 2023
St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main Street, Westford, MA
Hazel R. Thompson, 86, of Westford, MA passed away suddenly Sunday, October 22, 2023 at Lowell General Hospital. She was born in Lowell, on May 17, 1937 the eldest daughter of the late Samuel and Doris Parks. Hazel was the sister of the late Samuel Ira Parks and Grace Latour.
She graduated from Chelmsford High School as a proud member of the Honor Society.
Hazel met and married James Thompson relocating to Forge Village, Westford, MA. During her time in Westford, she continued to work for Fred C Church Insurance Company. She was an active parishioner of St. Catherine’s of Alexandria. Whether assisting with nuptial preparation, raising three sons as altar boys, participating in the Christmas Bazars, or attending the weekly rosary group, Hazel was well known to the church.
Transitioning from working to retirement you would often hear her speak about going dancing. She enjoyed ballroom as well as line dancing “with the girls”.
Her love of family always came first. Many joyous holidays were spent with her brother and sister and their families. Yankee swap was a highlight as well as a sport. She loved spending time with her nieces and was ready for any and all outings. Fun, laughter and mischief was the hallmark of each of those trips.
She is survived by her sons, Garrett Thompson and his wife Maryann of Groton, Steven Thompson and his wife Christina of North Carolina, Bruce Thompson of Cape Coral, FL, and Karen Thompson of Maine wife of predeceased son Kevin Thompson. Nieces, Suzanne and Kenneth Carter of Tyngsboro, MA, Jacqueline Baker and Michael Biederman of Tyngsboro, MA, Deborah Latour of North Chelmsford, MA, Karen Roy of North Chelmsford, MA, Renee and Christopher Callery of Hudson, NH, Pamela Breuer and her husband Robert of Chelmsford, nephews Jay Latour of Denmark, ME, and David Parks and his wife Caroline of Westford, MA. She also leaves seven grandchildren, Katherine Thompson, Michael Thompson, Lauren Thompson and Jill (Thompson) Heckendorf, James Thompson, Stephanie Thompson and Michael Thompson, as well as four great grandchildren.
Funeral Friday, October 27, 2023 at 10AM at Blessed Trinity Parish – St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, Westford, MA. Burial at St. Catherine Cemetery. Memorials may be made in her name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com