Arlene M. Thompson

Arlene M. Thompson, 79, of Johnstown, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly at Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, N.Y. Arlene was born on May 15, 1934, to the late Harold and Anna Mae Livingston Lair Sr. She worked as a nurse’s aide, retiring from Kingsway Arm Nursing Home, Schenectady, N.Y. Arlene was married to the late George Thompson.

Arlene is survived by her children Donna Wager, Shelley Wessels (Bill), JoAnne DeVarennes (Ted), Vicki Wager, Brian Kane (Laura), Mark Kane, Gerald Wager, Jr., and James Kane; 9 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and her siblings Louise Lair and Harold Lair Jr.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Amico Funeral Home, 150 South Main Street, Gloversville, N.Y. Cremation will take place at Leatherstocking Crematory, Cherry Valley, N.Y. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts, 127 E. State Street, Gloversville, NY 12078.