SHAMOKIN — Joan G. Thompson, 54, of 83 E. Sunbury St., passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022, at Geisinger-Shamokin Area Community Hospital, in Coal Township.

She was born in Darby, Dec. 28, 1967, a daughter of Cornelius and Joan (Mollan) Sullivan, who survive.

She graduated from Cardinal O’Hara High School, in 1985.

On Nov. 8, 1986, in the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Joan married Joseph Thompson, who survives.

In her spare time, she enjoyed cruising with her husband and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Joan is survived by four sons, Joseph Thompson Jr. and his wife, Kate, Eric Thompson and his wife, Sara, Michael Thompson and his wife, Tyann and Stephen Thompson and his wife, Jess; two daughters, Joan Thompson and her partner, Mike, and Nicole Thompson and her partner, Deven; five grandsons, Xander, Stephen, Connor, Jensen and Oryn; seven granddaughters, Kayleigh, Joanie, Arya, Lyla, Rory, Luna and Iris; three brothers, John Sullivan, Neil Sullivan and Michael Sullivan; a sister, Donna Fennimore; and a mother-in-law, Madeline Cartledge.

Joan was preceded in death by a father-in-law, Robert Thompson.

THOMPSON — Joan G. Thompson, 54, of 83 E. Sunbury St., Shamokin. Funeral services will be at a later date at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W. Chestnut St., Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, supervisor. To send condolence to the family, go to

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