CHARLES E. THIBAULT - STARKSBORO - Charles E. Thibault, 93, passed away Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, surrounded by his family. He was born May 18, 1920, in Essex, the son of Hevre and Robella (Ruel) Thibault. He was a member of St. Ambrose Church in Bristol, and a member of Bristol American Legion Post #19. He was also a charter member of Starksboro Fire Department for over 50 years. Charles and Margaret owned and operated Starksboro General Store for many years. He was a farmer, school bus driver, and he enjoyed sugar making. He married Margaret Menard on April 20, 1946, and she predeceased him on June 22, 2001. Charles is survived by three children, Roger and Dawn Thibault of Starksboro, Simone Liberio of Bristol, and Adrien Thibault of Starksboro; eight grandchildren; eight greatgrandchildren; brother, Andre and wife, Gisele, of Burlington; two sisters, Cecile Young and husband, Richard, of Burlington, and Fleurette Romprey of Winooski; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Laure'a Thibault; and four brothers, Real, Ulysses, Claude, and Gerard. Special thanks to Tom and Cheryl Estey, Wayne Place, Chrissy Henry and Dr. Ryan and everyone at Fletcher Allen ICU. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at St. Ambrose Church in Bristol. Interment will be in Mt. St. Joseph Cemetery in Bristol in the spring. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol on Friday, April 11, 2014, from 5 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Starksboro Volunteer Fire Department, Attn. Cheryl Estey, PO Box 91, Starksboro, VT 05487.
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Published in The Burlington Free Press on Apr. 8, 2014