PETER D. THOMPSON
January 28, 2021
Peter D. Thompson, 63, of Gettysburg, Pa., passed away Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at Hershey Medical Center, after a brief illness.
He was born Feb. 24, 1957, in Passaic, N.J., the son of the late James and Evelyn Scott Thompson.
Peter graduated from Central High School, Martinsburg, and Altoona Vo-Tech in 1976. He then served 10 years in the U. S. Marine Corp.
Following his time in the service he graduated from Pittsburgh School of Aeronautics. He began his career as an airplane mechanics with Atlantic Aviation and then Westinghouse. But for more than 30 years he was employed at Northrop G...