WESTMINSTER, MA - Albert Bibeau, former long-time leader of the Wood Products Manufacturers Assn, passed away suddenly on Dec. 7 while on vacation in Florida.

Mr. Bibeau was executive director of the WPMA, a trade association serving the primary and secondary wood products industry. His friends and colleagues remember him as a man who never looked at his tenure with the association as a job, but rather an opportunity to share his passion to help people and expand the industry that he loved. Even after his retirement he was happy to do anything he could to help a woodworking company.

Mr. Bibeau is succeeded by his wife and best friend, Rose, with whom he shared over 52 years of marriage and five children, Philip, Steven, Karen, Allen and David. He also touched the lives of six grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Camp Jabberwocky (a camp for disabled children on Martha’s Vineyard), P.O. Box 1357, Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, 02568.

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