Blackpool matriarch dies shortly after son

Posted Thursday, June 24, 2004 9:26 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Doris Thompson, 101, was too ill to attend the funeral on Wednesday of her 67-year-old son Geoffrey, the managing director of Blackpool Pleasure Beach. A spokeswoman for the company said Mrs Thompson died peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday. She was chair of the company.

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