Gilbert O. Rabideau

July 24, 1946 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 74)


Gilbert O. Rabideau, 74 passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his home in Altona, NY. 

He was born July 24, 1946 in Altona, the son of Otis and Rosealma Rabideau.  Gilbert grew up in Altona, NY working on his family’s farm.  He was a farmer most of his adult life.  He enjoyed telling jokes, hunting, fishing and especially pony pulls.  He also worked for a time with the Clinton County Highway Department.  In his later years he enjoyed going on rides, getting ice cream, going on walks with his dog, Ginger and visiting with his growing family.

He was predeceased by his wife Judy and parents, Otis and Rosealma Rabideau. 

Gilbert is survived by his sisters, Marie Miller and Gladys Rabideau (Bill Relation), his children, Leslie Wysko (Chester II),Gilbert Rabideau and Ricky Rabideau (Tina); grandchildren, Justin Reyelle, Chester Wysko III (Carolyn), Joshua Wysko (Ashley), Colton Rabideau, Alexis Rabideau, and Dakota Rabideau; great grandchildren, Taylor Reyelle, Bryce Reyelle, Luke Reyelle, Lillian and Madison Wysko.

A special thanks goes to Hospice of the North Country and Gilbert’s aides who were so loyal to him throughout this time, Tina Francis, Sonya Chagnon, Lisa Wright, Michelle Dubuque, Mackenzie Bola, Jazmyne Dubay and friends, Hilda Belair and Danielle Patnode.

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