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Vernon C. Thibodeau

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SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn. -- Vernon C. Thibodeau, 81, beloved husband of Elizabeth (May) Thibodeau, of South Windsor, died peacefully with his family around him on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at home. Born in Hanover, N.H., on Nov. 9, 1925, son of the late, Onesime and Blanche (Messier) Thibodeau, he had lived in South Windsor for the last 50 years. He lived and attended school in Hartford, graduating from Hartford Public High School in 1943.

He was a proud Navy Veteran of World War II, serving aboard the USS Delta and was awarded the American, Asiatic-Pacific, European, African, Middle Eastern Campaign and Japanese Occupation, and World War II victory medals. Vern was a Plank owner of the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington D.C.; a member of the Sampson World War II Veterans and a member of the V.F.W. Post 10251, South Windsor. Before retirement, he was employed as a machinist at Hamilton Standard in East Windsor.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, Elizabeth; he leaves his children, Joan Parks and her husband, William of Manchester, James Thibodeau and his wife, Janet of Bennington, Vt., and Mark Thibodeau and his wife, Brenda of Ellington. Vern also leaves four beloved grandchildren, Emily Elizabeth Benson of Manchester, Jeffrey James Thibodeau and Jackson Edward Thibodeau of Bennington Vt., and Michael Hugh Thibodeau of Ellington.

He was a parishioner of St. Margaret Mary Church, South Windsor. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Friday, 10 a.m., at St. Margaret Mary Church, 80 Hayes Road, South Windsor. Burial will follow with full military honors at Wapping Cemetery, South Windsor.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his name to the United States Navy Memorial. For donations
options please visit www.navymemorial.org Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, South Windsor has care of arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner on Oct. 11, 2007
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