Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel

492 Wellington Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON


Mel Thompson

February 23, 1930October 8, 2019

THOMPSON, Charles Melbourne (Mel) – Peacefully on Tuesday October 8th, at the Sault Area Hospital in his 90th year.

Cherished husband and best friend of the late Julia Margaret (O’Hara) Thompson. Beloved father of Wendy Bird (Ron), Kathy Eustace (Dan), Michael Thompson (Barbara) and Lynda Groulx (Eric). Predeceased by his parents, Rena and Fred Thompson. Dear brother of the late Margaret Sandvik (late James), Marion Parr (Ron), late Marlene Bolton (late Leonard ) and Patricia Lidstone (Bud). Grandfather of Kerry, Aaron, Derek, Laura, Tara, Michelle, Steven, Thomas, and Emily. Great Grandfather of four.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington Street E. 705-759-2522) for a Memorial Service on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12 pm. Interment of cremated remains at St. Joseph Cemetery, Richards Landing, 10th Side Road, St. Joseph’s Island. Memorial contributions to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

Special thanks to the staff on the 2nd floor of the Sault Area Hospital for their kindness and care over the past several months.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 12, 2019


Mel Thompson

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Maureen and Jim Webb

October 8, 2019

To Mel's family,
Our late mom, Julia Webb was a cousin of your Mom's. Mel remained a good friend to our mother in her last years helping her to get to Dr. appointments etc. We will always remember his kindness to her. Our deepest condolences to all of you in your loss.

Jim and Maureen Webb