Welcome to the memorial page for

Claudette R. Thibodeau

May 11, 1938 ~ January 2, 2017 (age 78)

Claudette R. Thibodeau, 78, died Monday, January 2, 2017 at Greenwood Center in Sanford surrounded by her family. She was born on May 11, 1938 to Robert and Anna (Cote) Tardif in Biddeford. She attended Biddeford schools and graduated St. Andre High School, class of 1957.


She started working at Beneficial Finance in Biddeford for 2 years. She went to Pepperell Mfg. Co. for 2 years followed by Butler’s Dept. Store for 2 years. She went on to Southridge Living Center where she was a cook before moving on to AVX Tantalum Corp. for 9 years. She then worked at King’s Dept. Store in Biddeford for a short period. In 1990 she started at Sweester Children’s Services as a youth and family counselor.


She was a member of St. Joseph’s Church. She loved doing her home crafts and cooking. She enjoyed traveling and going to the beach. She also enjoyed dancing, playing cards and her daily walks.


Claudette is survived by:

2 sons: Brian R. Thibodeau and his girlfriend Brenda Caron of Sanford

          Marc R. Thibodeau and his wife Laurie of Biddeford

1 sister: Nancy A. Hoctor and husband Robert of Biddeford

7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews


Visiting Hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, January, 13, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Josephs Cemetery in Biddeford.  Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit



 Service Information

January 13, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hope Memorial Chapel
480 Elm Street
Biddeford, ME 04005

Mass of Christian Burial
January 14, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church
178 Elm St.
Biddeford, ME 04005

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