Published in The Washington Post on Aug. 7, 2016
HONORA FIRMADGE THOMPSON (Age 94)
June 4, 1922 ~ July 30, 2016 (age 94)
Passed away on Saturday, July 30, 2016. A native
Washingtonian, daughter of the late Forrest H. and
Martha Burton Thompson, graduate of old Central
High School (1940) and Bryn Mawr College. Ms.
Thompson also attended the College of William and
She retired from the National Science Foundation in
Great-granddaughter of Thomas Marshall, last owner
of Marshall Hall, a plantation handed down from father
to son for seven successive generations, now
protected by the Mount Vernon Viewshed.
Long time member of St. Alban?s Episcopal Church,
the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Washington Club. Also a member of
the Woman?s Club of Bethesda and the Salvation Army Auxiliary.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the Chapel at
Ingleside at Rock Creek, 3050 Military Road, NW, Washington, DC 20015.
Online condolences may be made at www.donaldsonfuneralhome.com