Steven M. Thompson

Steven M. Thompson, 41, of Whitehall Township, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017.

Born on August 6, 1976, in Williamsport, he was the son of Janice Mae Ries and step-father Albert Ries, of Ft. Myers, Fla. He was the beloved husband of Gina Lichner Thompson with whom he shared 13 years of marriage.

Steven was a graduate of Jersey Shore Area High School, Bloomsburg University and Drexel University. He was employed by Air Products as an IT Infrastructure Engineer, and was a member and past president of the Future Business Leaders of America. Steven enjoyed brewing beer and traveling, especially trips to Disney World. He and his wife Gina loved to entertain friends and family, and going to the movies together. In recent months, they started running and trained for races, completing two 5K’s.

In addition to his wife, mother and step-father, Steven is survived by a sister, Cheryl Thompson, of Mass.; and his two dogs, Stewie and Roxy.

Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church, 240 S. 8th St., Tatamy. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the church, with the Rev. Dr. Thomas Lichner presiding.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 407 Belvidere St., Nazareth.

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