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LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ - Clarence Vincent Thibodeau, 86, passed away on January 22, 2016 in Lake Havasu City, AZ. He was born to Guy and Phyllis Marie Thibodeau on October 31, 1929 in Levant, Maine.

He was wed to Bertha Ann Gero on November 23, 1955 in Augusta, Maine; they were married for 60 years. He served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years as a deep-sea diver and retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 1967. He was self-employed as an excavation contractor and retired in 1998.

Clarence was a Catholic and a member of the London Bridge Radio Club - Ham Operator KB1IV

Clarence is survived by his wife, Bertha A. Thibodeau of Lake Havasu City, AZ; son, Scott E. Thibodeau of Windsor, ME; daughters, Toby M. Riddell and husband, Paul of Carleton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Marie A. Bickford and husband, Jason of Lake Havasu City, AZ; brothers, Guy J. Thibodeau and John Thibodeau of Levant, ME; sister, Priscilla M. Antonowich of Fairlawn, NJ; and his 3 grandchildren, Derrick A. Riddell, Ashley M. Riddell and Ryan J. Bickford. He was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Phyllis (Beaulieu) Thibodeau.

A graveside service with military honors will be held at Lake Havasu Memorial Gardens on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers donate in Clarence's name to Hospice of Havasu, Lake Havasu City, AZ.

Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home and Crematory. Thoughts and condolences may be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com.
Published on  January 26, 2016
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