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Arlene M Thompson

September 21, 1920 ~ March 28, 2017 (age 96)

Arlene M. Thompson,


age 96, of Canton, died Tuesday in Aultman Compassionate Care following a brief illness. A life resident of Canton she was the daughter of the late Blaine & Veronica (Hitz) Deierling. She was a 1939 graduate of Lehman High School and retired from Goodwill Industries & Rehabilitation Clinic. She was lifelong member of St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter's Ladies Guild/Women's Club and the Ritz Card Club. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers: James Deireling and Robert Deierling. She is survived by her son: David Thompson of Canton; cousins: Cathy Kelty, Joan Temerson, Corinne Jibrail, Connie Fasano, Richard Martindale, John Martindale, Phyllis Levendusky, Michael Engler and Nancy Buwen. Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday at 10:00 am in St. Peter Catholic Church with Fr. Edward L. Beneleit as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Peter's Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 9:00 to 9:30 am in the Wackerly Funeral Home. A special thank you to Cathy Kelty for all her help and support. Donations may be made in her name to St. Peter Catholic Church or Aultman Compassionate Care. For those unable to attend services you may register on line at our: “On Line Registry Page” at


(Wackerly 330 455-5235)

 Service Information

April 1, 2017

9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Wackerly Funeral Home
1375 Market Ave North
Canton, OH 44714

Mass of Christian Burial
April 1, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church
726 Cleveland Ave NW
Canton, OH 44702

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