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Paul A. Thomson

July 6, 1942 — April 22, 2023

Franklin Park

Paul A. Thomson

Paul A. Thomson, 80, born July 6, 1942, in Menominee, Michigan, passed away peacefully on April 22, 2023, surrounded by family.
Paul married the love of his life, the late Linda (McCandless), on November 21, 1966.
He is preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Agnes (Anderley) Thomson, brother Aaron (the late Nancy), and sister Janice (the late Hank) Millering and is survived by his siblings Lawrence (the late Priscilla), Dean (Cindy), Valarie (the late Al) Mathias, Kathy (the late Roger) Suley, and Harvey (Rose).
Paul has three children Thomas (Andrea), Michael, and Robert (fiancé Natalie).
He is the proud grandfather to Monique and Nick Partipilo.
He is an uncle to many and a friend to all.

A lifelong resident of Franklin Park, Paul served as a Firefighter with the Franklin Park Fire Department, where he was affectionately known as "Woody", for 40 years.
He was an avid woodworker and worked at Totem Lumber in Schiller Park for 52 years.
He was known as a practical joker at the fire station and could make everyone laugh with his pranks.
Paul was loved by his entire firefighter family and will be missed.
He enjoyed bow hunting and loved to line dance to country music, which he did several times a week.
He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps for 3 years.

Fellow Firefighters ~ There will be a Fire Department walk through, please be lined up by 6:45pm.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

3:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral and Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

7:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Sax-Tiedemann Funeral and Crematorium

9568 Belmont Ave, Franklin Park, IL 60131

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