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“The entire Tompkins Family is in our thoughts at this sad time. Skip was "Mr. Mahopac Falls". You never saw him without that contagious smile.His...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Bruce Benjamin - Danbury, CT

“I'm so sorry for this huge loss. I send my sympathy, along with my family. No words can express how hard it is to lose a Dad. God give you strength...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Lisa Benjamin - Mahopac Falls, NY

“Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss. May you find comfort in Gods promise to see your beloved Walter again (John 6:40), until the...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“We extend our condolences to Mr. Tompkins family and friends. May the God of all comfort be with you. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: The Ingram family

“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: M B

“May our loving Heavenly Father provide you with the comfort and support that you need during this difficult time. (94:19) Our thoughts and heartfelt...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“To family and friends, my deepest sympathies, for the loss of your dearly beloved, Walter "Skip" Tompkins. May it bring comfort and hope,...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: DHW - TX - neighbor

“I will always remember Uncle Skip for making me laugh and for his winning smile and personality. I'm sure his reunion in Heaven with his siblings is...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy Benhamin-Speary - NY

“Our deepest sympathy from our family to yours. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley Wills (Swarm) - Cusseta, GA

“Sincere condolences to the family of Walter, May Gods loving kindness comfort the family and give them peace.(1Cor.1:3) ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: SAS


Walter "Skip" Tompkins, a lifelong resident of Mahopac Falls, NY passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the age of 90. He was born in Putnam Valley, NY on February 5, 1928, the son of Frank and Alice Tompkins.

Skip served his country honorably in the US Army as a Technician 4th Grade in the 1628th Engineer Utilities Detachment and was a life member of VFW Post 5491 in Mahopac. Skip was a retired operating engineer with Local 137 in Briarcliff Manor, NY and a life member of the Mahopac Falls Volunteer Fire Department as well.

On September 30, 1950 he married Marjorie Upham at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Carmel, NY. Besides his loving wife of 68 years, he is survived by his son, Terry (Brenda) of Englewood, FL, his daughters, Alice Bennett (Robert) of Fishkill, NY, Joyce Dearman (Joseph) of Hopewell Junction, NY and Ellen Barker (Thomas) of Mahopac, his sister, Barbara Schull, 13 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his son Douglas and ten siblings.

Visiting will be held on Tuesday, October 16 from 4-8 pm at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, October 17 at 10 am at the funeral home with interment to follow at Ballard-Barrett Cemetery, Mahopac Falls.