Albert W. Thompson, 91

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BATH — Albert W. Thompson, 91, of Front Street, Bath, died Nov. 3 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

Born in Manchester, N.H. on March 2, 1920, he was the son of Herman E. and Mabel Annie Thompson.

Active in football, cross-country and a member of the theater group, he graduated from The Choate School in Wallingford, Conn. He attended the University of Maine for one year before being drafted into the Army as a medic during World War II, serving in New Guinea.

On Oct. 20, 1945, he married Barbara Louise Kenney. He was employed at Bath Iron Works for 45 years and later worked at Yankee Lanes in Brunswick.

He was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church in Bath where he sang in the Senior Choir for many years. During the 1950s, he was a member of the Thespian Theater Group in Bath and was later a member of the Brunswick Choral Society. After retirement he volunteered at the Maine Maritime Museum, the Grace Episcopal Church office, and kept scores and stats for the American Legion Baseball in Bath.

He loved woodworking, making beautiful wooden ornaments and toys, dubbing his small operation the “Scrap Shop.”

He was predeceased by his wife, Barbara L. Thompson on May 21, 1992.

He is survived by three daughters, Ellen S. Thompson of Bath, Mary A. Ball of South Dakota and Susan E. Hodgkins of Waldoboro; four grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Bath in the spring. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 122 State Road, Augusta 04330.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath and condolences may be made at

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