SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

September 6, 2013

Carmella M. (Duratti) Thibault, 73


Danvers — Carmella M. (Duratti) Thibault, 73, passed away surrounded by her family on September 3, 2013, in the Kaplan Family Hospice House. She was the beloved wife of Maynard Thibault, Jr., with whom she shared 55 years of marriage.

Born in Salem on February 12, 1940, she was the daughter of the late William O. and Rose (Scialdone) Duratti, Sr. Carmella was raised and educated in Salem and graduated from Salem High School. Carmella had been a resident of Danvers for 45 years. She had been employed with Kmart as an office manager for over 25 years.

Besides her husband, Maynard, she is survived by her seven children, Deborah and David Harris of N.C., Donald and Marcelle Soini of Georgetown, Ronald Soini of Raymond, N.H., Wayne Thibault of Gloucester, David and Diane Thibault of Middleton, Linda and John Lippert of Fla., and Tracie and Shaun Finnegan of Fremont, N.H.; a brother, William Duratti, Jr. of Danvers; a sister, Trudy Pobiedzinski of Peabody; 14 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and her dog, Moofi.

ARRANGEMENTS: Carmella’s Funeral Services are being held privately. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923 in Carmella’s name. Condolences can be made at www.LyonsFuneral.com.