Edward C. Thompson, 52, of Newtown, passed away on Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

Edward was born in Queens, New York, June 12, 1962, the son of the late William H. and Jane E. (DuFlon) Thompson. With his family, he moved to Ridgefield, CT at an early age, attended Ridgefield schools, and graduated from Ridgefield High School in the Class of 1980. He met and married his wife Laura of 28 years in 1986. He was employed with the U. S. Postal Service for 28 years.

He is survived by his wife Laura Thompson and their two daughters, Ashley Thompson and Courtney Thompson of Newtown. In addition, he is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Diane and Joseph Fossi of Ridgefield, uncles Robert Thompson of Maryland and Raymond Scallon of Virginia, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A brother, James W. Thompson, predeceased him.

The family will receive friends at the Honan Funeral Home, 58 Main Street, Newtown on Saturday, October 18 from 1pm to 4pm.