Born June 13, 1962 - August 17, 2006. She married Alex Thompson twenty years ago on June 14th, 1986. Mother of Courtney King (Adam), Samantha Thompson (Cory) both of Akwesasne, Alexander “Dudes” Thompson and Travis Thompson both at home. Dear Tota Ma of Cortland Sunday and chosen Tota Ma of Makayla Bigtree. Dear sister of Eugene King II and Joseph King, both of Akwesasne. Dear grandmother of Kiel Rourke, Tiann Lazore-White, Amanda Terrance, Elizabeth Cook and Alisha Deer. Pre-deceased by her father, Eugene King, November 12, 1997; her mother Catherine “Rose” King, February 17, 2006 and her sister Bernie Rourke, October 5, 2004. She was a foster parent for many years, taking care of many children from Akwesasne. She worked at the St. Regis Nursing Home, as an EMT at MCAU, Buck’s Warehouse, Okwarine Gas Station and AMS Latchkey. She volunteered each year at the Christmas Basket Drive. She enjoyed going to the races every Saturday to cheer on her son “Dudes”. She also enjoyed cheering on Gage Bigtree in hope that they would see Victory Lane. She loved to watch her kids and grandkids play soccer, hockey, lacrosse and figure skating. Tina is survived by lifetime best friends Bethe “Burgers” Lazore and Carla “Crack” Point. She is also survived by her maternal grandmother, Madeline Laffin, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Calling hours will begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday at her daughter Courtney King and Adam Bigtree’s residence, 357 McGee Road. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Regis Catholic Church on Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at 2 p.m. officiated by Rev. Belgarde. Burial will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. A traditional meal at her residence, 233 St. Regis Road to follow.