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Official Obituary of

Barbara L. (Loescher) Thibodeau

December 2, 1939 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Barbara Thibodeau Obituary

Barbara L. Thibodeau Obituary

LEOMINSTER—Barbara Lois (Loescher) Thibodeau, 84, of Leominster gained her angel wings and went to be with our Lord on February 28, 2024.

Barbara was the daughter of Harry and Myrtle Loescher and was born on December 02, 1939. Barbara graduated from St. Bernard’s Central Catholic High School class of ‘58.

She married Joseph Thibodeau on May 30, 1959. Barbara relocated to Kittery, ME where her husband was stationed in the U.S. Air Force. It was here they began to build their family before settling in Fitchburg, MA and then moved to Leominster, MA.

Barbara was the proud mother of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls. She worked as a seamstress at R& M Manufacturing and worked at ESP Lock Products.

She was an active parishioner of St. Leo’s Parish throughout her life. She loved sewing, animals with her preference being dogs and trips to Cape Cod spending time collecting seashells and lighthouses. She loved baking and cake decorating. She was an active member of Post 13 Franco-American War Veterans Woman’s Auxiliary attaining the positions of National President and Past National President.

Barbara is survived by her sister Elizabeth Loescher of Worcester, MA; children and in-laws Dallas & Kelley Thibodeau of Leominster, MA; Daniel & Corinne Thibodeau of Warren, MA; Duane & Cheryl Thibodeau of Leominster, MA; Donna Higginbotham of Thompson, CT; Deborah & Eddie Cormier of  Pepperell, MA; Denise Poirier of Leominster, MA; grandchildren Danielle Thibodeau, Nikki Sellars, Rebecca Patenaude, Taylor Thibodeau, Christopher Thibodeau, Michael Thibodeau, Felica Marks, Nicholas Cormier, David Higginbotham, Tiffany Thibodeau, Joel Gendron, Alex Poirier, many great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Barbara was predeceased by her husband Joseph, her parents Harry & Myrtle, her sister Janet and her brother David.

A funeral service for Barbara will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 12:30pm in the Richardson Funeral Home, 106 West St. Leominster. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery Leominster. Calling hours in the funeral home will precede the funeral service from 10:30am ~ 12:30 pm. Donations in her memory can be made to the Worcester, MA. ASPCA. And may be left at the funeral home.

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March 6, 2024

10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Richardson Funeral Home
106 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453

Funeral Service
March 6, 2024

12:30 PM
Richardson Funeral Home
106 West Street
Leominster, MA 01453


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