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WOONSOCKET - Leona Thibault, 94, of Woonsocket, formerly of Lewiston, Maine died Thursday morning at Trinity Health & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late Laurier Thibault.
Born and raised in Central Falls, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Evelyn (Boulanger) Patenaude. Following her marriage she resided in Lewiston, ME for over 60 years prior to relocating to the Woonsocket area several years ago.
Mrs. Thibault was employed at Hillcrest Poultry Company and Raytheon Corporation prior to her retirement.
She was a longtime communicant of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish in Lewiston and a member of the Lewiston Senior Citizens club.
Leona will be remembered as a loving wife and mother and a faithful and devout Catholic.
She is survived by her son Br. Roger Thibault, SC in residence at Mt. St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket, and several nieces and nephews and their families. She was the sister of the late Edmund and Arthur Patenaude and Claire Heroux.
Her Funeral will be Monday at 9:00 am from the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 127 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Agatha's Church, Logee St., Woonsocket. Burial in St. Peter's Cemetery, Lewiston, ME will be in the spring. Visiting hours are Sunday from 4:00-6:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made to Mount Saint Charles Development Office, 800 Logee St. Woonsocket, RI. 02895.
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