BARRE – Elizabeth A. (Whitcomb) Thibeault, 75, passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in UMass Memorial Hospital, University Campus.
She leaves her son Shawn Thibeault and his wife Jennifer of Wheelwright; a daughter, Sheryl Perron of Barre; 2 brothers Robert Whitcomb and wife Sue of Ware and Richard Whitcomb of El Paso, TX and a sister Sue Ellen Stott and husband Tom of New Braintree; her grandchildren Nicole, Jackie, Katrina, Samantha, Krystal, Christopher and Alisyn; her great-grandchildren, Kacey, Zachary, Samson and Matthew and her special cat Princess. She was predeceased by her husband Howard in 2017 and two of her children Marcia Little and Marc Thibeault in 2012.
Elizabeth worked in the Quabbin Regional High School cafeteria and then for Starrett Tool of Athol, retiring in 2007. She was born in Ware the daughter of the late Everett and Bertha (Lyman) Whitcomb of New Braintree and graduated from Hardwick High School in 1960. She had lived in Barre for over 50 years and was a former member of the Barre bucket brigade
She enjoyed baking and making fudge for everyone at Christmas and spent many hours in her five flower gardens. She loved sitting outside with her husband Howard watching the birds at the bird feeders. Her favorite bird was the Cardinal.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at noon in the New Braintree Congregational Church. A calling hour will precede the service at 11am in the church. A graveside service will follow in Evergreen Cemetery where she will be interred with her late husband Howard. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 54c Wayside Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089. Pillsbury Funeral Home 96 S.Barre Rd. Barre is directing arrangements.