In Loving Memory of Susan Esther Thompson

June 27, 1943
Bridgeport, CT
October 13, 2020
Huntington, CT
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


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Susan Esther Thompson

Susan Esther Thompson, age 77, beloved wife of 32 years of the late Peter Thompson, passed away peacefully Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Center in Trumbull. Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Carl Vernon Nelson and Barbara (Marky) Belco, she grew up in Fairfield and graduated from Andrew Warde High School. Susan worked for many years as an administrative assistant at Perkin Elmer as well as IBEW in Monroe. She loved camping with her husband where she spent every opportunity and loved when family would visit at camp. Susan was very talented at crocheting, and made many homemade gifts for family and friends. She loved country music as well as watching movies. She enjoyed visiting local casinos and traveling to Las Vegas with her sister. Survivors include her sister, Barbara Wendel of Stratford, nephew Edward Hungerford of Stratford, great nephew Kyle Hungerford of Fairfield, niece Meredith Tomas & husband Richard Tomas & great niece Shannon Tomas and a brother in law William Wakeman of Trumbull. She was predeceased by her sister, Lee Wakeman. Services will be private. To offer an online condolence please visit

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2 Guestbook Entries for Susan Esther Thompson

  1. To Bill and Barbara: and Sue’s family
    Your home in Ffld. was my second home for many years . Lee, Sue and you were like sisters to me, and your Mom my second mother. All good memories,
    Sue , rest in piece, Love Kay

  2. Dear ~ Barbara and Family ,

    So sad to hear about Sue’s passing . Sending our heartfelt condolences,thoughts and prayers to your family. Love, Vicki & Curt Dumas and Barbara Gergely