Obituary of Edna Thomson
Edna ‘Gog’ Thomson, (Corbett) 88, of Bloomingdale, NJ passed away on Monday July 1, 2019. The daughter of Richard and Emma Corbett (Drew), she was born on October 27, 1930,in Bloomingdale, where she remained a lifelong resident. On July 25, 1952, she married the love of her life, the late John Thomson (d. 2008.) They were married for 56 years.
She is survived by her children: Lynn Thomson, Joan Pappas (Thomson), her husband John, and Richard (lovingly referred to as Little Ricky or The King) Thomson and his wife Julie. Her Grandchildren: John Croker& Angela, Alexa Whitty (Croker), and her husband CJ, Mattison Novakoski, Zach and Mackenzie Eelen, and Robert, Gregory & Emily Thomson. And her 3 great grandchildren: CJ and Ila Whitty, and Charlie Croker. She is also survived by her sister Joan Navarra (Corbett), her adored niece Mary Ann‘Sissy’ Presing, her sister-in-law Ann Thomson, and her 3 nephews: Gary, Randy and Danny Thomson.
Anyone that knew Edna, be it one of her kids or grandkids, her friends, her neighbors, or even the UPS guy for example, knew that it was her life’s mission to feed you even when you insisted you were not hungry. “Are you hungry? I have White Castles. How about a grilled cheese?” will be etched into our minds forever. She loved nothing more than spending time with her family, going out to lunch and going shopping. We will sincerely miss her stories, her gossip, and the way she corrected everybody. She was truly a special, caring, and funny woman, and we take solace knowing that she is now with her beloved John again. May you Rest in Peace Gog. We all loved you so much!
A service will be held on Monday July 8, 2019 from 4pm-8pm at: M. JOHN SCANLANFUNERAL HOME781 Newark Pompton TurnpikePompton Plains, New Jersey 07444. Cremation/Burial will be private.