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Rev. W. Timothy Thibeault

Deceased: 2004-12-03


ICTE Fall: 1996

The Rev. W. Timothy Thibeault, 60, Penacook NH, died Dec. 3, 2004, after a period of declining health. He was born in Manchester on May 3, 1944, a son of Thomas A. and Diana (Robert) Thibeault.

Rev. Thibeault attended St. Anselm College in Manchester and graduated from Our Lady of the Angels Institute at Niagara University in Niagara NY. He earned a bachelor of arts and a master of divinity degree.

Rev. Thibeault was ordained into the priesthood on May 20, 1972, by Bishop Ernest J. Primeau at St. Joseph Cathedral in Manchester. On June 3, 1972, Rev. Thibeault was appointed associate pastor of St. Matthew Parish in Whitefield NH. He later served as associate pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Lebanon NH, Queen of Peace Parish in Salem NH, St. John the Evangelist Parish in Concord, St. Michael Parish in Exeter NH, and St. Joseph Parish in Salem NH. Rev. Thibeault was also co-director of the Concord Deanery Christian Life Center while residing at St. Thomas More Parish in Durham NH. On Sept. 30, 1987, he was appointed pastor of St. Jude Parish in Londonderry NH. Most recently, he served as pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Penacook NH. Rev. Thibeault was elected to serve on the Council of Priests Personnel Board by his fellow priests. He also served as chaplain to the Catholic Daughters of New Hampshire.

The family includes his mother, of Manchester; sister Suzanne Uncles of Chester; brothers Peter P. Thibeault of Boston MA, J. Thomas Thibeault of Littleton MA, David M. Thibeault of Manchester, Richard F. Thibeault of Manchester, Christopher D. Thibeault of Hooksett NH, and Matthew A. Thibeault of Manchester; 12 nieces and nephews; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.