Charles L. “Jerry” Thompson
August 26, 1957 - July 18, 2020
Charles L. “Jerry” Thompson, age 62, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020.
Born in Denver, CO on August 26, 1957, he was the son of Loretta (Christian) Thompson and the late Charles T. Thompson. Jerry was a graduate of Kennedy High School as well as Lincoln Institute. He worked as a cryogenics installer for Praxair, DuPont and SDIX. Jerry enjoyed spending his free time gardening, fishing and hunting. He was a dedicated baseball coach and umpire for his son’s teams. Jerry was a talented cook and baker, often making delicious meals for his family. Above all, he loved his family and attending family gatherings.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, JoAnne (Dolce) Thompson; children, Adam C. Thompson and Jared J. Thompson, both of Newark; sisters, Linda McCann (Robert) of Palm Coast, FL and Tracey Fulton of Voorhees, NJ; mother-in-law, Julia Dolce; sister-in-law, Deborah Bertino (Frank); 7 nieces and nephews; and his cat, Ralph.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jerry’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.