Archive for the 'thibodeau' Category

Bangor Daily News, Bangor Maine, 10 March 2009
Miriam Allegra Thibodeau, 90, died peacefully March 5, 2009, at a Bangor health care facility.

She was born Oct. 16, 1918, in Old Town, a daughter of Asa J. and Miriam E. (Grangel) Bell.

Allegra grew up in Great Works, the eldest of 6 children to Asa and Mariam.

On April 19, 1941, she married Harold Thibodeau and they were happily married for 63 years, until his death Jan. 8, 2003.

They enjoyed their camp at Chemo Pond.

She was a devout member of Holy Family Parish, Old Town.

She loved to shop and will be fondly remembered as a “shopaholic.”

She is survived by three children, Bryan Thibodeau and his wife, Mary-Ellen, of Florida, Janine Eaton and her husband, Robert, of Milford and Alan Thibodeau and his wife, Barbara, of Stetson; five grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; two sisters, Daphne Bell of South Carolina and Gail Bell of Portland; and two brothers, Durwood Bell of Milford and Verlyn Bell of Eddington.

She was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Harold in 2003; and a sister, Waverly Withers.

A funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, with the Rev. Thomas Farley officiating.

Spring interment will be at Lawndale Cemetery, Old Town.

Joseph Phillip Shoen VIRGINIA BEACH -

Joseph Phillip Shoen, 72, passed into eternal life Sept. 10, 2009.

Joe was the youngest of six children born to William Earl Shoen and Marie Adora Shoen (Williams) on April 28, 1937, in Lowell, Mass.

Joe’s memory will be cherished by his six surviving children, Theresa Fish (husband Morris), Stephanie Jacobs (husband Dave), Joe Shoen (wife Cheryl), Billy Shoen (wife Carol), Darren Shoen (wife Beth) and Dani Brady (husband Josh).

He is also survived by 13 grandchildren; his brother, Jack Shoen; his sister, Patricia Tanner; his niece, Ladawn Tanner; and former wife, Sue Shoen.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Roger, Betty and Dolly.

Joe grew up, and later raised his family, in San Diego. He graduated from Kearny High School, in 1955, attended the University of San Diego and honorably served four years in the United States Navy.

Joe excelled in sports, was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed playing golf. He worked in various sales jobs and owned and operated his own pest control company.

In 1991, Joe moved to Virginia Beach to live near his sons. He devoted the remainder of his life and sobriety to mentoring and sponsoring anyone who wanted to live a sober life. Joe had a tremendous impact on many people through AA who were helped and inspired by his uncensored guidance, support and commitment to helping them find sobriety through Jesus Christ.

Memorial service will be held at Thalia United Methodist Church in Virginia Beach Saturday, Sept. 26, at 5 p.m.

Family and friends are welcome to attend the service and a reception immediately following.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations be made to the American Heart Association. Altmeyer Funeral Home is handling arrangements. To share condolences with the family, please visit


Guest book is only online for 60 days.  Above is a screen shot.

Obituary Paul E. Thibodeau – The Penobscot Times

July 1, 1976


Funeral services for Paul E. Thibodeau were held Saturday, June 26, at St. mary’s church with the Rev. William V. O’Connor officiating.  Christopher and John Henderson, grandsons, served as altar boys.  Members of the Knights of Columbus met at the funeral home Thursday evening and Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus members, Friday evening.

Mr. Thibodeau, 78, died at his home on 17 Wood St. June 23.  He was born in Bradley Aug. 7, 1897, the son of Paul and Mary Ellen (Murphy) Thibodeau.

He was a member of the St. Mary’s Church, the Knights of Columbus Council, and the Fourth Degree, Knights of Columbus.  He worked for more than 30 years for the Brewer Manuacturing Co. of Old Town and was a master plumber in old Town for 40 years.

His survivors include his wife, Gladys (Gonyer) Thibodeau; five sons, Robert, Ray, Lester, Harold, and Edward, all of Old Town; four daughters, Mrs. Ronald (Gladys) Henderson, Mrs. Bernard (Margaret) Deschanes, Mrs. Norman (Regina) Deschaine, all of Old Town, and Mrs. Edward (Geneva) McNeeley o Dover, Mass.; three sisters, Mrs. Agnes Ross and Mrs. Amelia Monk, both of Rumford, and Mrs. helen Cook of Springfield; a brother George Thibodeau of Rumford; 29 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Burial was in Lawndale Cemetery.

Bearers for the funeral were grandchildren, Francis, Steven, Bruce, James, Paul, and David Thibodeau.


Obituary Gladys L. Thibodeau – Bangor Daily News, Bangor, Maine.

October 30/31, 1993


OLD TOWN – Gladys L. Thibodeau, 91, wife of the late Paul Thibodeau, died Oct. 28, 1993, at a Bangor health care facility.  She was born in Orono, March 12, 1902, the daughter of David and Ida (Thibodeau) Gonyer.

Gladys was a life member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Old Town.

She is survived by five sons, harold, Lester, Ray, and Robert, all of Old Town, and Edward of Veazie; four daughters, Geneva McNelley of Dover, Mass., Regina Deschaine of Old Town, Margaret Deschanes of Waldorf, Md., and Bunny (Gladys) Henderson of Old Town; 28 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by a daughter, Mary Ellen.

Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. sunday at Kiley-Birmingham uneral Home, 287 S. Main St., Old Town.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at the Holy Family Church (St mary’s) with the Rev. James Morrison, celbrant.  Interment will be in Lawndale Cemetery.


Obituary Asa J. Bell – The Penobscot Times, Old Town, Maine.

Thursday, November 26, 1970


Funeral services for Asa J. Bell were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at St.Joseph’s Catholic Church, Old Town.

Mr. Bell, 75, died Sunday in a Bangor hospital following a long illness.  he was the widower of Miriam (Jewers) Bell.  he had worked at the Penobscot Chemical Fibre Company.

Mr. Bell was born March 25, 1895 in Winn, the son of Alex and Agnes (Mishou) Bell.  He had been making his home with a daughter, Miss Daphne Bell in Argyle.

He is survived by two sons, Durwood of Argyle and Verlynn of Old Town; four daughters, Mrs. Harold (Allegra) Thibodeau, Old Town; Miss Daphne T. Bell, Argyle; Mrs. Waverly Withers, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota and Sister Gail Bell, University of Michigan; three brothers, Reginald of Carmel, Stanley of Columbus, Ohio and Vernon of Keene, N.H., four sisters, Mrs. Grace LeFavre, Mrs. Winifred MacMillan and Mrs. Ruth Thaxter all of Portland, and Mrs. Hazel Trott, West Falmouth; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Bell, who retired in 1964, was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Howland.

Interment was inForest Hill Cemetery in Old Town.


1920 United States Federal Census
Enumeration District: 353
Sheet Number 8B
Date: 10 Jan 1920

22 Plain Street

FEELEY, DANIEL C/HEAD/Male/White/Age 35/Married/Immigration 1885/Naturalized/Read: Yes/Write: Yes/Born: Canada-English/Father Born: Canada-English/Mother Born: Canada-English/Speaks English/Shipper in Tag Factory (Wage Worker)

GRACE/WIFE/Female/White/Age 35/ Married/ Reads/Writes/Born: Mass/Father Born: Mass/Mother Born: Mass/Speaks English

ELIZABATH/DAUGHTER/Female/White/Age 12/Single/Yes School since 1 Sept 1919/Reads/Writes/Born: Mass/Father Born: Canada-English/Mother Born: Mass/Speaks English

MARY/DAUGHTER/Female/White/Age 6/Single/Yes School since 1 Sept 1919/Reads/Writes/Born: Mass/Father Born: Canada-English/Mother Born: Mass/Speaks English

PAUL/SON/Male/White/4 4/12/Single/
GRACE/DAUGHTER/Female/White/3 3/12/Single/


1930 United States Federal Census
Enumeration District: 9/355
Sheet Number 4B
Enumeration Date: 1 Apr 1930
Part of Natick/Middlesex/Mass

22 Plain Street


ELIZABETH C/DAUGHTER/FEMALE/AGE 22/SINGLE/YES(School)/Read-Write: Yes/Born: Mass/Asst Photographer in Studio/wage worker/Yes Employed







CAREY, MARY E/SISTER/FEMALE/39/SINGLE/No/Yes/Born: Mass/Swtichboard Operator College, wage worker, Yes Employed


Next door: 20 Plain Street

FEELEY, WILLIAM/HEAD/MALE/WHITE/76/MARRIED/IMMIGRATED 1848/Naturalized Citizen/1855 (year of naturalization)/Reads/Writes/Born: Ireland-English/Father born: Ireland-English/Mother born: Irelad-English/speaks English

ELIZABETH/WIFE/FEMALE/WHITE/76/MARRIED IMM 1846/Naturalized/1855 or 8/Reads/Writes/born: Ireland-English/Father born: Ireland-English/Mother born: Ireland-English/speaks English

SARAH/DAUGHTER/FEMALE/WHITE/33/SINGLE/born: Mass/Father: Ireland/Mother: Ireland/speaks English




Get Adobe Flash playerPlugin by wordpress themes