Eleanor Catherine Thomson Reikie Thompson (Catherine) B. March 21, 1917 at Edmonton, Alberta.
D. July 28, 2007 at Richmond, Quebec. Graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc. in Home Economics with a special interest in Organic Chemistry. Moved to Montreal during the war to find employment in munitions. Through Andrew Reid, she met A. Lloyd Thompson, whom she married Sept. 25, 1943. Lived in Montreal West for 56 years. She was a homemaker, who was a member of United Church Women, University Women's Club, and Montreal West United Church, where she attended until moving to The Wales Home in Richmond, QC in August 2001. She loved music, in particular, opera; and sang in the church choir. She enjoyed her travels to Europe, Australia, and Barbados. When she became ill in September of 1991, her husband, Lloyd faithfully looked after her at their home in Montreal West until July of 2001. Survived by her husband, Lloyd, Richmond; her children Margaret (Tom) Loghrin, Thunder Bay and David, Montreal; her brother, Bryce (Dorothy) Reikie, Edmonton, AB; her sister-in-law, Joy Nugent Kinnear's Mills, QC; her special cousin, Alice (Marty) Dewis, Calgary, AB; and her nieces and nephews, John Reikie, Toronto; Donald Nugent (Marlene), Montreal; Judy Melanson (Alfred), Bathurst, NB; Dale Nugent,((Hélène), Kinnear's Mills, QC, and Ian Reikie (Diane), Flintstone, MD, U.S.A . Predeceased by her dearly beloved son George, her brothers, Ker and Thorpe Reikie; her brother-in law, Murray Nugent, her sisters-in law, Dorothy, May, Dolly, and Peggy Reikie and her niece Mary Reikie. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service /Celebration of her life will be held at Montreal West United Church, Montreal West, Sept. 17, 2007 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 or The Alzheimer's Society.