Theresa's Story

DEXTER - Theresa Ann Gilbert, 88, died January 10, 2015 at a Brewer health care facility. She was born in Franklin, NH, April 2, 1926, the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Bolduc) Genest.

She was raised in New Hampshire where she met Douglas A. Gilbert while he was attending a family wedding. They married and moved to Dexter. She was a communicant of St. Anne Catholic Church in Dexter, and had been employed for 17 years as a bookkeeper at Bud's Shop n' Save. She was a very dedicated wife, mother, and grandmother... her family was her life.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, and a daughter, Joanne Hibbard.

Theresa is survived by a daughter, Linda Reardon and her husband, Bill of Orrington; a son-in-law, Everett Hibbard of Ripley; 5 grandchildren, Alyson DeWildt and her husband, Kevin, Lance and his wife, Melissa, Ryan and his wife, Kathleen, Kirby and his wife, Sherri, and Seth Reardon; 11 great- grandchildren, Logan, C.J., Grady, Autumn, Lexi, Laney, Lilly, Liam, Nick, Josh, and Matthew; many loving nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 PM, Friday, January 16, 2015, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street, Dexter. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 AM Saturday, January 17th, St. Anne Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Joseph Cahill officiating. A graveside service will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Dexter in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to residential fund, c/o Woodland's Assisted Living Facility, 53 Colonial Circle, Brewer, ME 04412.

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