THIBODEAU, James Barry – Passed away, peacefully, after a brief stay at Bluewater Health, at age 77. Beloved husband of Darlene for 50 years and devoted father of Brian. Cherished brother of Karen (Gary) of Petrolia, Ontario, and Laurel (Lorne) of Trenton, Ontario, and Carol (deceased) of Wallaceburg. Brother-in-law to Connie and Raymond Griffiths, Emmett & Vera Wiles (deceased), and Colleen and Allan Clift (deceased), all of Sarnia. Uncle to many nieces and nephews. Also a faithful companion to four-legged friend Harry and his predecessors! Barry was born in Wallaceburg, Ontario on Dec. 24, 1936 to the late James and Anne Thibodeau, and enjoyed a long and successful career as a transport driver for TST Overland Western until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of Teamsters Local 880. In keeping with Barry’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no visitation or funeral service will be held. Arrangements have been entrusted to D. J. Robb Funeral Home. Sympathy and condolences may be expressed through donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Sarnia Humane Society. Messages and condolences may also be left online through


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