Richard P. "Ricky" Thibeault, 57, of Gardner, died peacefully Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center-University Campus of Worcester, following a brief illness.
Born in Gardner on March 28, 1961, he was the son of the late Joseph "Pony" and Alice (Desroches) Thibeault.
Richard graduated from Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School of Fitchburg in 1979 with a certificate in sheet metal fabrication.
He was currently employed by Walmart in Rindge, NH as a 'Greeter' for the past 7 years. He was previously a cook employed by Little Anthony's Seafood Emporium of Winchendon and the former LaGrassa's Restaurant of Gardner; and he was also was previously employed by Palmer & Sicard Fabrication Shop of Exeter, NH.
Richard was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
He enjoyed watching television, and he was a huge fan of the New England Patriots. Richard loved his two golden retrievers, "Emma" and "Flyer"; and he especially loved spending time with his family.
Richard leaves one son, Thomas J. "T.J." Thibeault of Plaistow, NH; one daughter, Alicia M. Wilson and her husband Dominique of Plaistow, NH; one brother with whom he lived, Michael R. Thibeault of Gardner and his significant other, Lisa A. Guevin of Winchendon; one granddaughter, Charlotte M. Wilson; three aunts, Doris Richard of Gardner, Rita Thibeault of Gardner and Georgette Thibeault of Westford, VA; one uncle, Robert Berube of Fitchburg; and several cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 26th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner.
A calling hour will be held Saturday, May 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Animal Control Facility (checks made payable to City of Gardner Shelter Fund), c/o Board of Health Dept., 95 Pleasant Street, Room 29, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Richard Thibeault.
Saturday, May 26th, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Saturday, May 26th, 2018 11:00am, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner
Notre Dame Cemetery, West St., Gardner