Our condolences go out to Dave Baribeault, our HoF ceremony MC, for the loss of his mother last November.


Therese G. “Terry” Baribeault, 90, wife of the late Ernest Baribeault, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2022 after a long battle with cancer. Born and raised in Woonsocket, R.I., on April 20, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Alfonse and Florence Bourgeois. She spent most of her life in Meriden.

Therese was employed by International Silver, Aero Gasket Corporation, Greenbackers Restaurant, and Hunter’s Ambulance. She loved all auto racing especially NASCAR and watching races at Stafford Motor Speedway and Waterford Speedbowl. She especially enjoyed watching her sons racing the 1/4 midgets and playing Dek-Hockey. Terry also enjoyed watching horse racing at Saratoga Raceway, going to Foxwoods Casino, hockey, and was an avid Yankee fan.

She is survived by her two sons, Dave and his partner Sharon-Lee Augur and Billy and his partner Karen Harris. She is also survived by many nieces and many nephews. Therese is the last of her 11 siblings: Peggy, Florence, Luella, Marjorie, Albert, Walter, Judy, Barbara, Connie, and George.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hope After Loss, 900 Chapel Street, 10th Floor, New Haven, CT 06510. For online condolences, please visit jferryfh.com.