- Lawrence Thibodeau, 88, died peacefully at home Friday, January 27, 2017, with his family at his side, following a long illness. He was born May 23, 1928, in St. Francis, a son of the late David and Rosanna (Dubay) Thibodeau.
Lawrence worked as a metal and iron worker many years in Connecticut with Morin Erection Company, Bristol. Following his retirement, he and his wife relocated a short time in Palm Coast, FL, and then returned to his beloved northern Maine. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, and was an avid sports fan of the New England Patriots and New York Yankees. He especially cherished his visits to Connecticut to see his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by: his beloved wife of 67 years, Leona (Berube) Thibodeau of Van Buren; two sons, Larry Thibodeau and his wife, Ann Marie, of Wolcott, CT, and Duane Thibodeau of Van Buren; two siblings, Leon "Norman" Thibodeau and his wife, Beverly, of Palm Coast, FL, and Violet Harvey of Fort Kent; ten grandchildren, Tammy, Brian, Joseph, Stacy, David, Jason, Nadine, Alan, Jessica and Morgan; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Lawrence was predeceased by two daughters, Delores Trottier and Linda Cavallo; one granddaughter, Melissa; and a sister, Doris O'Hearn.
Relatives and friends may greet the family 6-8 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2017, at Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. Funeral services will be held in Wolcott, CT, at a later date. For updated service information and to share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com.
Published on  January 30, 2017