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“so sorry for you loss Aaron and Aimee.Hoping you find comfort in the prayers of friends and the love of GOD. Caring thoughts are with you at this...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Valerie Riggi - Schenectady, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers to all of Alverta's family. She will be missed by all she touched. Virginia and Dick Mason ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Richard and Virginia Mason - OH

“Sorry for your loss. You will be truly be missed. I knew you when I was younger. You knew my grandmother. I know Alverta and Aaron. Who probably don...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Barbara (Park) Santoro - NY

“My sincere sympathy to my extended family during this time of bereavement. I will fondly miss her wise instruction and humorous antidotes given...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Minister Joy Barrett-Allah - NY

“On behalf of the Toland family we would like to express our condolences to Midge's family. We certainly will miss her face at our family reunions. ...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: CECILE TOLND WALKER - NJ - COUSIN


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Alverta "Midge" L. Tompkins, 79, went to be in the presence of the Lord, after suffering from a long illness Friday, January 16, 2015. Alverta was married for thirty-three years to the love of her life, Alfred Tompkins, who preceded her in death. She was one of six children and is survived by her sister Dolores King. She will be greatly missed by her children Alfred Tompkins (Octavia), Alverta Tompkins, Aaron Tompkins (Amiee), 7 Grandchildren and 12 Great Grandchildren.

Alverta lived in Schenectady, NY all her life and was a graduate of Nott Terrace High School. She was an active member of Bethel AME Church, where she served as President of the Missionary Board for a number of years. Alverta was a Nurse's Aide at Kingsway Arms where she received numerous awards and certificates. Being a homemaker and mother was a priority for her. She served her community in many ways, such as, taking part in the Schenectady Inner City Summer Lunch Program and being an active supporter of the City Mission of Schenectady.

Visitation on Thursday, January 22, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Calvary Tabernacle Assembly Church, 1840 Albany Street, Schenectady. Funeral will follow at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to City Mission of Schenectady or The Community Hospice.

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