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Each of the staff members at Bibber Memorial Chapel is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.

When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.

Please take a few minutes to get to know our staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.
 


Richard V. Bibber, C.F.S.P., President
Email: dick @bibberfuneral.com

Richard (Dick) Bibber serves his community in many ways.  He is a current member of the Rotary, past potentate of Kora Shrine, and formerly served as a selectman of the town of Kennebunk, Maine. A native of Kennebunkport, Maine, Dick was a member of the Kennebunkport Volunteer Fire Department, and then the Kennebunk Fire Department for 28 years of which he also served as deputy chief. He currently serves as a member of the board of trustees for Kennebunk Savings Bank. As president of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Dick is a member of several associations for funeral directors such as: Maine Funeral Directors Association (past president), Maine State Board of Funeral Service (served as chairman of the board), former board member of Selected Independent Funeral Home and served as its President in 2004-2005 (SIFH).  Dick enjoys spending quiet times in the Rangeley lakes region boating and hunting.

Edward V. Bibber, C.F.S.P., Vice President
Email: edward@bibberfuneral.com

Edward (Eddie) Bibber is a licensed Funeral Service Practitioner for Bibber Memorial Chapel.  After attending Baxter School for deaf and graduating Kennebunk High School 1981, Eddie attended NE Institute - Applied Arts and Sciences where he received his certification for funeral directing.  Eddie also serves his community in many ways as a Rotarian, former member of Kennebunk Volunteer Fire Department, Arundel Lodge of Masons in Kennebunkport, President of York County Shrine Club, he is a member MFDA and past president.  Ed has two daughters; Erin attending University of New England and Carly attending Syracuse University.  He and his wife Patti reside in Kennebunk. Although Ed is an excellent lip reader, it is best to contact him via e-mail.


Patricia A. Bibber, Treasurer/Secretary
Email: pattybibber@bibberfuneral.com

Patricia is a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing and received her degree in Business Management from the University of Southern Maine. She worked as a critical care nurse for several years, as well as a medical manager before coming to Bibbers. Patricia manages the overall business operations of the funeral home, as well as providing administrative support to our staff and assists with visitations and other special projects.  She is also very active in the Southern Maine Medical Center Women's Auxiliary and has served as president for the past 2 years.

Douglas R. Bibber, Funeral Director
Email: dougb@bibberfuneral.com

Doug grew up in Kennebunk, and after graduating from Kennebunk High School, received his BS in Management from Franklin Pierce College in Rindge, NH, and his Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from the former New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Boston, now Mt. Ida College in Newton MA. Professionally, Doug is a member the Maine Funeral Directors Association and  has served on it's board of directors and is a Past President.  He also has served on its mass casualty response team. Active in the community, Doug is a former member of the Wells Fire Department, where he served as a Lieutenant, and the Damariscotta Fire Department, is former member and Past President of the Wells Rotary Club, member of the Damariscotta- Newcastle and Rockland Rotary Clubs, served as Past Master of Arundel Lodge # 76, AF & AM in Kennebunkport and is a member of Kora Shrine in Lewiston. Doug and his wife Robin have recently relocated to Arundel, and together they enjoy fishing, hiking and kayaking. In the fall he can be found hunting, and he enjoys getting caught up with his son and daughter's college activities.

Douglas K. Whitmore, Manager
Email: doug@bibberfuneral.com

Doug grew up in Saco, Maine. He is a graduate of Thornton Academy in 1974 and also the University of Maine at Orono in 1978 with a B.S. in Business Administration. He formerly owned and operated Alpine Sheets and Towels for 10 years and was a Retail Director for Goodwill Industries for 11 years prior to coming to Bibber's. He is a High Honor’s Graduate of the Funeral Institute of New England and is a Maine Licensed Funeral Service Practitioner. Doug has lived in Kennebunk for over 17 years with his wife Kim, their daughter Beth and son Ben. He enjoys time with his family, fishing, hunting and was an active Scouting Assistant Cub Master in Kennebunk.

Terence McGinley, Funeral Director
Email: terry@bibberfuneral.com

Terry grew up in Pasadena, California. After completing High School and attending Pasadena City College, Terry joined the U.S. Navy where he spent the next 20 years serving his country. Upon his retirement from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer, Terry and his family moved to Maine, settling in Lyman. He then went to work for the Sanford Police Department as a 9-1-1 dispatcher. Always interested in Funeral Service, he did part-time work for a local funeral home. From there, he enrolled at the New England Institute at Mount Ida College, where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Funeral Service in 1999. After working in Biddeford for a number of years, Terry joined our firm in March 2005. He is active with the Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport as a motorman and conductor, and enjoys fishing, golfing, hunting, and cross-country skiing.

Armand J. Dussault, Funeral Attendant

Armand J. Dussault is a native of Biddeford. He moved to Kennebunk when he married his wife, Janice Sipple in 1963. He worked for Andrews Enterprises for 15 years and then for Kellogg's Foods for 28 years retiring in 2009 as Warehouse Supervisor in the Biddeford facility. Armand was a volunteer fireman for 40 years, 11 1/2 of which were as Deputy Chief before retiring. His past varied experiences are a great asset to Bibber Memorial Chapel. Armand is a licensed funeral attendant. You will see him at the funeral home greeting you at calling hours or when attending funerals.

Janet Jackson, Director's Assistant
Email: janet@bibberfuneral.com

A Kennebunk native, Janet joined the Bibber administrative staff team after obtaining her Associates Degree in Business Administration from York County Community College. She provides administrative support for our licensed funeral directors. Janet brings strong skills and a positive attitude to the BMC team.

Cynthia L. Burns, Director's Assistant
Email: cindy@bibberfuneral.com
Office Phone: 207-985-2752
Fax: 207-985-9285

Cindy grew up in the Kennebunk’s, graduating from  Kennebunk High School.  She is a graduate of Casco Bay College with an Associate’s in Medical Secretary Degree.  She has strong administrative skills, having worked in an office environment for 20 years.  Cindy provides administrative support to our licensed funeral directors and staff.  Cindy and her husband Brian reside in Kennebunkport.  She enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, playing golf and going to the beach.

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207-985-2752 Bibber Memorial Chapel
67 Summer Street
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Email: help@bibberfuneral.com