Thursday, December 8, 2022

Marybeth Thompson, 83, of Williamsburg

Marybeth Thompson (Nelsen Williamsburg)

Marybeth Thompson died Saturday evening at Sentara Hospital. With her as she passed was her husband of 39 years, Tom Thompson.

Marybeth had been a teacher and principal in the South Bronx of New York City before beginning a second career as a managing engineer for Verizon.

After her retirement, she and Tom moved to Ford’s Colony in Williamsburg where Marybeth became known for her constant thoughtfulness, kindness and sociability. She was beloved by all who met her. She is survived by her husband. She will never be forgotten.

A visitation will take place on Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 6-8:00 pm at Nelsen Funeral Home, Williamsburg with a service following at 1:00 pm Friday, August 19 at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you should feel free to donate to the “Make-A-Wish Foundation.”

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