A. Lloyd Thompson
Allan Lloyd Thompson (Lloyd) B. March 4, 1920, at Kinnear's Mills, QC D. March 22, 2008 at Richmond, QC. Retired McGill University Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Graduated with a B.Sc. from Bishop's University, Lennoxville and a PhD in Chemistry from McGill. Married Sept. 1943 to E. Catherine Reikie. Lived in Montreal West for 56 years. Worked in Toronto, Chalk River at AECL, and Montreal at McGill University at the Cyclotron, The Gas Dynamics Lab at MacDonald College, Mechanical Engineering as an assistant professor, and at research in Automotive Safety there. He enjoyed his travels to Europe, Australia, and Barbados. He was a member of Sigma Psi and superintendent of the Sunday School at Montreal West United Church where he attended regularly until moving with his wife to The Wales Home in Richmond, QC in 2001. He faithfully looked after Catherine at their home in Montreal West when she became ill in September of 1991 until 2001. Survived by his children Margaret (Tom) Loghrin, Thunder Bay and David, Montreal; his sister, Joy Nugent Kinnear's Mills, QC; his brother-in-law, Bryce Reikie (Edmonton, AB); and his nieces and nephews, John Reikie, Toronto; Donald (Marlene) Nugent, Montreal; Judy (Alfred) Melanson, Bathurst, NB; Dale (Hélène) Nugent, Kinnear's Mills, QC, and Ian (Diane) Reikie, Flintstone, MD, U.S.A . Predeceased by his wife Catherine Reikie Thompson, his dearly beloved son George, his brothers-in law, Murray Nugent, Ker and Thorpe Reikie; his sisters-in law, Dorothy, May, Dolly and Peggy Reikie; and his niece Mary Reikie. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service /Celebration of his life will be held at Montreal West United Church, Montreal West, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. Visitation at 1:00 p.m. Private interment at Candlish United Church Cemetery, Kinnear's Mills at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Wales Home, Richmond, QC.