Suzanne C. Thomson

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Suzanne C. Thomson died of pancreatic cancer at her home in Denton, TX, on October 15th.

She was born on March 26, 1932, in Woodbury, NJ, to parents Harry Jacob Carmany and his wife Myrtle Ladner Carmany and raised in Olean, New York.

She graduated from the College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio.

She taught Junior High and Senior High youngsters before her marriage to The Rev. (Jack) Thomson on July 5, 1958. Together they served Presbyterian congregations in Westminister, Md., Millburn, NJ, Painted Post, NY, and Cincinnati, OH, before retiring and moving in 1993 to Denton, TX.

She was her own strong and loving person - starting a dementia unit at Llanfair Retirement Community in Cincinnati, Ohio, and being a founder of Opening Doors International services in Denton, which helps people with legal immigration issues. A person of deep faith, Sue was devoted to her church and its Choir and Mission Committee, was an accomplished cellist, and a lifelong volunteer, especially in Denton with ODIS, the Denton Christian Preschool and Interfaith Ministries in Denton.

Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Jack Thomson; 3 children: Linda (husband Mike) Fleming of Plano, TX, Nancy (husband Jim) Cinnater of Denton, TX, and David Thomson of Naperville, IL, as well as 4 grandchildren: Quinn and Lauren Fleming and Casey and Pete Thomson.

A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 2200 Bell Ave., Denton, TX on Saturday, November 2, at 2pm.

Her body has been donated to science at University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas.

In lieu of flowers friends may donate to Opening Doors International Services, the Denton Christian Preschool, Interfaith Ministries of Denton, or Trinity Presbyterian Church of Denton.


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