, Salem, MA

December 24, 2013

Beverly A. (Howard) Thibeault, 84

Wenham — Mrs. Beverly Ann (Howard) Thibeault, 84, of Wenham, passed peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, with her loving family at her side. She was the wife of Charles J. Thibeault, with whom she shared 66 years of marriage.

Born and raised in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Dorothy A. (Keeler) Howard. She and her husband have lived in Wenham for the past 35 years. She graduated from Lynn Classical High School, Class of 1947.

Beverly was active in many activities, including Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts at the Highland School in Lynn. She was a communicant of St. Paul’s Parish in Hamilton. She was an artistic woman, and was a member and crafter of the fair committee. She enjoyed traveling, bowling, gardening, and crafting with her children and grandchildren.

In addition to her loving husband, she was the devoted mother of six children, the late John L. Thibeault and his wife, Ann, of Hamilton, Mark E. Thibeault and his wife, Catherine, of Lynn, Jean Pietrantonio and her husband, John, of Wenham, Carol A. Gorelick and her husband, Donald, of Nashua, N.H., Joanne Howard and her husband, Richard, of Hamilton, and Matthew K. Thibeault and his wife, Dawn, of Hamilton; and the mother-in-law of the late Randi L. (Olson) Thibeault.

She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jennifer, Erica, Brian, Ann, Neil, Jeff, Jay, Adam, Andrew, Allison, Benjamin, Sarah, Emily, Kevin, Katelyn, and Ashley; and five great-grandchildren, Sean, Nathan, George, Owen, and Brynn; and her sister, Edythe Boisvert of Amesbury. She was the sister of the late Forest, Joseph, Walter, and Eugene Howard, Ruth Fitzgerald, and Dorothy Murray.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held on Friday, at a time to be announced, from the Solimine Funeral Home, 426 Broadway, Route 129, Lynn. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations in her memory may be made to Joslin Diabetes Clinic, Attn. Memorial Gift Department, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02115, or Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.

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