March 18, 1924 - February 15, 2021
Phyllis Tench Thompson, 96, of Zelienople, formerly a lifelong resident of Beaver, passed away Tuesday, February 15, 2021, at Passavant Community, Zelienople.
Born March 18, 1924, in Ford City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Edward and Beatrice Denny Tench, and was a faithful member of Park Presbyterian Church, Beaver. Phyllis was a devoted member of the Quota Club and Century Club of Beaver. During World War II she was employed by the propeller division of Curtiss-Wright Corporation in Vanport. Later, she worked for the Townsend Company in New Brighton. After raising her children, she worked for the Beaver County Legal Journal for over 20 years. Phyllis was a graduate of Leechburg High School and Robert Morris College, and also attended Geneva College.
In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arno H. Thompson.
Phyllis is survived by a daughter, Rebecca Thompson, Redondo Beach, CA; a son Edward Denny Thompson, Springfield, MO; loving grandchildren Denise (Josh) Thompson Monson, Rachel Olejar, Michael (Emily Tremblay) Olejar, Alicia (Jon Cannady) Olejar; and a great-grandson, Zephaniah E. Monson.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, all services were private. Phyllis was laid to rest at Beaver Cemetery, Beaver. Professional arrangements were handled by the NOLL FUNERAL HOME, 333 THIRD STREET, BEAVER, PA. Online condolences may be shared at nollfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to the Beaver Memorial Library, College Avenue, Beaver, PA 15009. https://www.beaverlibrary.com/