Mercedes (Dionne) ThibaultMay 15, 1917 ~ July 25, 2017 (age 100)
MERCEDES D. THIBAULT
Nashua, NH native, Retired Bookkeeper, Business Partner
Mercedes (Dionne) Thibault, age 100, of Nashua, NH, passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017.
Mrs. Thibault was born in Nashua on May 15, 1917, a daughter of the late Arthur J. and Almanda G. (Boucher) Dionne. She graduated from Nashua High School in 1937 and also attended the former Nashua Business College. She was the wife of the late Robert M. Thibault whom she married on June 1, 1946 in Nashua.
Prior to her retirement, Mercedes worked for the Nashua Telegraph for many years in the Bookkeeping Department, followed by twenty-five years with the Henry B. Trachy Insurance and Real Estate Agency in Franklin, NH. During that time, she also assisted in the management of the Robert M. Thibault Funeral Home also in Franklin, formerly owned and operated by her late husband, Robert. While residing in Franklin, she was a member of the Catholic Daughters of The Annie Nesmith Lodge, lasting until 1986. Throughout her life, “Merce” had always enjoyed bookkeeping, needlework, picture painting, creative crafts and reading. In 1975, she and her husband Robert retired and returned to live in Nashua, and to enjoy extensive traveling together, until Robert’s passing in 2003.
She was a former communicant of St. Paul’s Parish in Franklin and subsequently of the Parish of the Resurrection in Nashua. Complementary spiritual involvement included participation with many friends in the activities of both Baptist and Hindu Temple congregations in Nashua.
“Merce” was predeceased by one sister, Edna Dionne; two brothers, Everett and Elvin Dionne, all of Nashua; three sisters-in-law, Madeleine (Boseley) Moreau and Beatrice Thibeault both of Nashua and Gertrude of Bow, NH; a nephew, Alvin Dionne of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH; four cousins, Raymond and Paul Ricard of Nashua, Raymond Bilodeau of York, ME; Gloria Dunn of Cottonwood; also two God-children, Edna Evans of California and Sandra Moore of Florida.
Survivors include a brother, Ralph G. Dionne of Dracut, MA; a niece, Vivian (Thibault) Bingham of Nashua; seven nephews, Gary, Richard, Robert, David and Arthur Dionne; also Brian and Dennis Thibeault; current God-children, Carol Ann Hardwick of Milford, NH, Richard LaRose of Florida and Cynthia Beshara of Marblehead, MA; along with many lifelong relatives and friends.
Calling hours were held at the FARWELL FUNERAL HOME, 18 Lock Street, Nashua on Thursday, July 27th. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in the Parish of the Resurrection, Nashua, Friday morning with interment in St. Louis Cemetery. www.farwellfuneralservice.com