Joan Thompson

July 16, 1950March 15, 2020

On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Joan Thompson, Phd. of Severna Park, MD. Beloved wife of E. James Thompson, Jr.. Loving mother of Christopher R. Thompson of New York and his wife Tania and Sara Jill Jackman of San Francisco, California and husband Mark. Cherished sister of Suzanne Diskin and husband Dr. Sheldon Diskin. Nonnie of Brittany Wolfe, Joshua R. Thompson, Shea O. Thompson, Justin Boomhower, Calvin P. Jackman, Sloane A, Jackman and Aiden J. Thompson. Joan is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many loving friends. Joan was a Professor at the Catholic University of America located in Washington DC. Services and Interment will be held at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Elkridge, MD privately at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Joan's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 1850 York Rd., Suite D, Central MD Chapter, Timonium, MD 21093 or the Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington DC 20064. Arrangements were handled by the Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc., Elkridge, MD.


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Nadine and Gary Smith

March 19, 2020

There are many years of fond memories, too many to write here but will remain in our hearts. Some of our favorite memories are from our beach trips. They were very special family times. We spent time watching the ocean, cooking on the beach,, so many laughs, beach walks , ghost crabs and star watching-and of course the time you and Gary got a terrible sunburn. We could go on and on but will save the rest until we meet again. Love you ❤️

Heather Balbuena Guzman

March 17, 2020

I had the pleasure to give care to Dr. Thompson. Getting to know her and her family holds a very special place in my heart. I will always have you on my mind and in my heart. Rest in peace Joan. We will see you again one day.