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S.G. Thibault Funeral Home has been providing funeral and cremation services for the Rumford, Maine, area since 1974. Over the years, our commitment has remained unchanged while our funeral home and team have responded to the changing needs of the families we serve and our community.

Making important decisions

Reception room at S.G. Thibault Funeral HomeWe know the grief can seem overwhelming, but choosing the right funeral director can ease the burden of planning. At S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, you will never be rushed. You and your family may take as long as you wish to plan a fitting tribute to your loved one—a service that honors their life with dignity and respect.

Our team will guide you every step of the way. Your family will receive the flexibility to design funeral and cremation services that showcase your loved one's hobbies, interests and achievements, as well as the details that shaped them into the person you knew best. We believe that celebrating each life with a moving tribute tells a unique story and creates meaningful memories.

Building community in Rumford

In addition, our Rumford funeral home hosts many community services for families in the area, including Hearts for Seniors, a St. Patrick's dinner, an outdoor Memorial Day service, Backpacks for Kids, the Holiday Remembrance service, Public Servants Appreciation, Veterans Appreciation and many other community-related events.

Other Rumford events include Purple for a Purpose to recognize Alzheimer's awareness, Go Red to recognize heart disease, community walks for the Children's Cancer Program, the Healthy Hearts 5K and domestic violence awareness, and prevention of cruelty to animals with food and supply donations to local shelters. We are also continuing supporters of the Hope Association, the Dirigo Boys and Girls State Program, Tour de Cure for Diabetes, Voices of the Valley and Relay for Life.


S.G. Thibault Funeral Home has been serving families with compassionate care since 1954. We understand the most difficult event in anyone's life is the loss of a loved one.

Our story

On June 4, 1954, Gerard Coulombe purchased the building that was known as the Rowe House on 250 Penobscot Street in Rumford. Renovations were completed for the funeral home that August. Upon Coulumbe's retirement in 1974, he sold the business to his employee, Old Town native and Navy veteran Stephen G. Thibault.

Thibault came to Rumford in 1970 to work for Coulombe and later bought the business, at which time he changed the name from Coulombe Funeral Home to S.G. Thibault Funeral Home.

A focus on local care

Thibault grew the funeral home and continued to work until April 2004, when he welcomed R. Daniel Gauvin—also known as Dan—to serve our families with their funeral and cremation needs.

Dan and his team have been meeting the needs of the community with the same dignity and personalized service that have been the hallmarks of S.G. Thibault since it began in 1954. We remain dedicated to offering families quality funeral and cremation services with a personalized touch.

Contact us

S.G. Thibault Funeral Home proudly supports the Rumford community and considers it a privilege to assist families during their time of need. We are committed to providing compassion, comfort and guidance to each person we serve. Feel free to stop by for a tour, or contact us to learn more about our funeral and memorial services.

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Dave and Kevin were awesome to deal with"

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February 2021

"Everything was great"

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October 2020

"Dan and his staff did an exceptional job with our mother, just as they did thirteen years ago with our father! We can't thank them enough for their efforts."

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August 2020

"We were not rushed through anything and were given time to think things out."

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August 2020

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