Robert G. Thibault

  • Born: October 22, 1939
  • Died: July 31, 2019
  • Location: Haverhill, Massachusetts

Driscoll Funeral Home

309 So. Main Street
Bradford, MA 01835

Tel. (978) 374-0000

Tribute & Message From The Family


HAVERHILL - Robert G. Thibault, 79, of Haverhill, MA and Atkinson, NH died on Wednesday, July 31, surrounded by his beloved family and friends.

He was born in Haverhill on October 22, 1939, the youngest of seven children. He was raised by his parents Rene and Mary (Butler) Thibault alongside the extended Butler family in the Acre neighborhood, where he formed treasured lifelong friendships.

He attended Saint James Parochial School and Haverhill High School where he was a star baseball and basketball athlete. In 1954, his Pony League All Star team played in the Eastern US Championships in NY. He was the batting champion in 1953 and 1954. He played in New England and Canada on the Semi Pro Northeast baseball team. During his later years he was able to attend Red Sox fantasy camp in Florida where he met his baseball hero Ted Williams. He was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

He graduated from Merrimack College, and would later earn his MBA.

In 1962, he entered the new field of computer science at Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, where he spent the remainder of his career. He retired as the Director of Data Security.

In 1966, he began a part time income tax preparation business that became his full time profession after retirement. He opened his tax office on Primrose Street in Haverhill in 2005, where he enjoyed working until age 74. He formed lasting relationships with his tax customers and helped many in need.

He was highly regarded for his noble spirit, strength, courage, patience, kindness, dedication to his family, loyal friendship, and generosity. He was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.

He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Raymond, Bernard and twin brother William, and sisters Dorothy and Mary.

He leaves behind his beloved family; his wife Ann; daughters Andrea, Pamela, and Regina; cherished grandchildren Timothy Anderson, Sam Mroz, Abigail and Samira Cook; brother Richard and his wife Rose; brother-in-law Vito and his wife Joyce; sister-in-law JoAnn and her husband John; 29 nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins, and dear friends.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, August 10, in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 So. Main Street, Haverhill from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM followed by funeral services beginning at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in Atkinson Cemetery, Atkinson, NH. He was a lifelong sponsor of children in need and a gallon blood donor. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Christian Children's Fund and the American Red Cross. For guestbook, visit www.driscollcares.com