Paul M. Thompson
Ellsworth - On Friday, November 29, 2019, Paul Merrill Thompson went peacefully to be with his Lord. Paul was born on June 24, 1948, to Merrill and Eleanor Thompson.
Most recently, Paul attended the Sunshine Advent Christian Church. Previously, Paul was an active member of the Ellsworth Church of the Nazarene. He was a song leader for several years, taught the adult Sunday School class, and was a trustee serving on the church board. For the past five years, Paul lived at Seaport Village Healthcare in Ellsworth. Paul was actively involved in many activities at Seaport, including serving as president of the Resident Council. Paul loved music and continued to sing often at community events.
Paul leaves his wife of 49 years, Rosalene; son, Timothy Thompson and wife Linda from Lewiston; daughter, Lori Thompson of Deer Isle; and grandson, Ray Eaton of Deer Isle. He also leaves behind his sister, Shirley Nevells, and her husband Steve Nevells of Brooksville; nieces, Sandy, Shirlanne, and Sherrie; nephew, Mark; a special brother-in-law, Gordon Dunlop of Washington State; and several nieces and nephews from away.
Paul enjoyed four decades on the water as a lobster fisherman. Paul was also an educator, serving as a high school- history and substitute teacher in grades K-12. Paul was also a school bus driver. He especially loved sports and enjoyed transporting teams to away games.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m. at The Sunshine Advent Christian Church in Deer Isle.
Published on December 2, 2019


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Kimberley and Matt Larsen
Dec 04, 2019
We were both so fond of Paul. He always had a kind word for everyone. We spent many a night in the DI-S High School gym with him! He leaves behind a very special family. Thank you for all of the memories.
Jeanette Cook
Dec 02, 2019
So sorry to hear that you have passed from this life, but happy to know that you are with others that went home before you. Miss you but hold on to lots of memories.
Dec 02, 2019