Rachel J. Thibault, 92, of Saco died Friday, December 14, 2018 at Seal Rock Health Care in Saco. She was born May 24, 1926 in Biddeford a daughter of Hormidas and Yvette Crochetiere Belair and was educated in Biddeford Schools. After attending Stella Maris, she attended and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in 1944.
On January 19, 1946 she married Roland G. Thibault in St. Joseph’s Church.
She worked for 4 years in the Pepperell Mfg. office, 8 years at Biddeford Savings, and 3 years with her husband at A.H. Benoit Co. retiring in 1972. In her retirement she worked for several years in the St. Joseph’s Church office. After retirement she and Roland had spent 28 years in Dunedin, Florida, returning in 2004.
A member of St. Joseph’s Church, she was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary.
Rachel was preceded in death by Roland, her husband of 60 years on March 29, 2006, and by brothers, Raymond and Robert Belair.
She is survived by:
2 sons: John R. Thibault and his wife Elaine of Old Orchard Beach
Richard P. Thibault and his wife Denise of Biddeford
4 grandchildren: Scott Thibault and wife Cheryl
Sherrie Haskett and husband Keith
Tarra Balzano and husband Thomas
4 great grandchildren: Michelle Thibault
Visiting Hours will 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church on Thursday December 20th. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.