Roger Thibodeau

SKOWHEGAN – Roger Thibodeau of Skowhegan passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021. He was the son of the late Ervin and Jessie Mary Thibodeau. He attended school in Skowhegan and worked at Medwed Shoe in Skowhegan.

Roger met his longtime partner Arthur Haskins and together, they opened Rath Camper Supplies and then Rath Ceramics where Roger taught classes for more than 40 years. They also bought a lunch wagon and followed the Horse Racing Association for more than 20 years.

Roger was a caretaker for most of his life. He enjoyed horses, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.

Besides his parents, Roger was predeceased by two brothers, Erlon Washburn and Carlton Washburn, two sisters-in-law, Shirley Washburn and Joyce Washburn; and two nephews Russell Washburn and Linwood Washburn.

Roger is survived by his partner and caretaker, Loren Naranjo; and many beloved nephews and nieces and their families. Roger also leaves behind many special friends, including Gloria Pease.

Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Smart and Edwards Funeral Home, http://www.SmartandEdwardsFH.com

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