THIBODEAU, JOSEPH - From the Saint John Regional Hospital, Joe Thibodeau of Saint John, went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Lord called and Joe answered. Born in Rivier Des Caches, Northumberland County May of 1936 he was the son of Benedict and Imelda (Brideau) Thibodeau. Joe worked for the General Hospital and Saint John Regional Hospital for a total of 40 years; retiring as Executive Chef in 1996. He enjoyed cooking and spending time with family and friends. Joe is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Margit (Carlson) Thibodeau of Saint John; brothers Sylvain of Tracadie Sheila and Ronnie of Hampton; sisters Anna Smith (Gary) of French Village and Rita Stackhouse (Gil) of Sussex; brother-in-law Walter Carlson of Quispamsis; several nieces, nephews and friends and special friends Connie and David MacKay and Betty and Gerald Corey. Besides his parents, Joe was predeceased by brothers Ulderic and Ronald.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Fundy Funeral Home 230 Westmorland Road (646-2424). By Joe’s request there will be no visitation. Memorial service will be held from the Fundy Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday, January 23rd at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Fernhill Cemetery. Donations in Joe’s memory can be made to the Heart Function Clinic at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Calvary Temple or to the charity of the donor’s choice. To send a message of condolence please visit www.fundyfuneralhome.com