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In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar 




David Lionel Thibodeau


Telegraphist, V64379, RCNVR


Born: 01 Jun 1924, Halifax, Nova Scotia


Died: 12 Mar 2009, Montreal, Quebec


THIBODEAU, David Lionel - Passed away in Montreal, Quebec on March 12, 2009 at the age of eighty-four. Born June 1, 1924, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, David was a loving husband, father, grandfather, navy veteran, engineer, teacher and entrepreneur. He is survived by his wife Lorinda and their children, Lee & wife Sandy; Margaret & husband Mike; Paula; Adrian & wife Heidi, and grandchildren, Sara, Dennis & April. Family and friends are invited to the Celebration of his life at Maison Trestler, 85 Chemin de la Commune, Vaudreuil-Dorion on Thursday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. Gathering as of 6:30 p.m. Burial at Field of Honour, 703 Donegani, Pointe-Claire on Friday at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Alzheimer Society of Montreal, 5165 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 410, Montreal, Quebec, H4A 1T6.


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(1) Portrait of Seaman Thibodeau  (2-4) Pages from David's Naval Pay and Identify Book  (5) A wartime souvenir - a swastika uniform badge with the date 1941

Courtesy of Adrian Thibodeau



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