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George Carlton Thompson

Born 12/17/1923

Died 3/6/2017

Burial Date 3/9/2017

George Carlton Thompson

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George Carlton Thompson of Egg Harbor Township, N.J., passed away peacefully Monday, March 6, 2017, in his home surrounded by his beloved wife of 67 years, Jean Thompson (Murphy); and loving daughters, Debra Thompson, Linda Gilmore (Douglas), both of Marlton, and Sandra Aromando (Thomas) of Ocean City, N.J. He was 93. George was the proud grandfather of Rebecca (Michael), Pamela (Matthew), Katherine (James), Virginia, and Matthew; and great grandfather of Nicolette, Desiree, James, Celena, and Ryan. George grew up in Woodbury, N.J. He was a World War II veteran, proudly serving his country in the U.S. Merchant Marines Reserves as a lieutenant (junior grade) officer. He graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y. After the war, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia. He worked for various construction companies and the Simplex Valve & Meter Co. from 1962 until his retirement in 1985, he worked at the Naval Air Engineering Center at Philadelphia Naval Yard/Lakehurst, N.J. Naval Air Station in the catapult test department as a research engineer and logistics manager. He was a member of Mates and Pilots of America and National Organization Masters. He was a committed Christian, serving three years as an Elder in the Faith United Presbyterian Church, Medford, and was a faithful member for 39 years at Wiley Church, Marlton. George loved the sea, it was his passion. He loved going out in his boat and fishing. He will be remembered for his great engineering and construction skills, his strong work ethic, and his love and loyalty to his family and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to the visitation from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9, and to the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, all at Wiley Church, 99 E. Main St., Marlton. Interment will follow in Lakeview Memorial Park in Cinnaminson. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Wounded Warriors Family Support, 920 S. 107th Ave., Suite 250, Omaha, NE 68114Bradley Funeral Home,

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