Theodore Walter Bilodeau

  • Born: March 10, 1929
  • Died: February 19, 2021
  • Location: Concord, Massachusetts

Concord Funeral Home

Director - Glenn D. Burlamachi, CFSP
74 Belknap St.
Concord, MA 01742
Tel. (978) 369-3388

Tribute & Message From The Family

Theodore Walter Bilodeau, born 1929 In Windsor Massachusetts, long time resident of Concord, passed away peacefully on February 19th at the age of 91.

A brilliant engineer, working for, among others, Nasa (on Apollo 11), and The Thinking Machine Corporation that developed one of the first CM-2 parallel processing Supercomputers which was featured in an exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art. As well, he was an expert vegetable gardener and outstanding cook, champion arm wrestler and successful amateur boxer. He was a proud veteran, serving in the US Army for many years.

As one of his esteemed employers once said, "Ted Bilodeau has left us for that great big fab lab in the sky,and is probably now designing a better gate for St. Peter. If we had a hard problem to solve he said no problem, if we had an impossible problem he said, "Well, let's work this one!"

He is survived by His nine children, Patricia, Melissia, Sean, Rebecca,Thomas, Mary, Christian, Caitlin, Jessamyn, and 32 grandchildren and great grandchildren, as well as his brother Ronald.

He will be missed, but had a long adventurous life.

And as he always said, "Don't take any wooden nickels!"

May he rest in peace

Services will be private

In lieu of flowers, donations to:
Partners in Health
800 Boylston Street, Suite 300
Boston, MA 02199

Condolence & Memory Journal

I first met Ted at the Grasshopper shop. I not sure how we got to talking about skiing but I remember telling him he did not want to ski with me be he would be eating my snow dust! He took me up on the bet and we became friends. That was so many years ago. Ted was one of a kind and kind he was. He will be missed. My sincere condolences to the family.

Posted by Catherine Doyle - Columbia, MD - Friend   June 22, 2021

I will miss my Uncle Ted. I had a lot of fond memories with him. He was a great guy.

Posted by Matt Kelly - Grafton, NY - Family   May 15, 2021

Requiesce in pace. From all your friends at The Yardarm, Orleans

Posted by Thomas Fuller - Orleans, MA - friend   March 24, 2021

Dear Christian and family, We are so sorry to hear about your dad. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
With our deepest sympathy, Ginger (Lambert) and Mark Daly

Posted by Virginia Daly - Chelmsford, MA - Classmate   March 01, 2021

Condolences to the Bilodeau family! From Caitlin Fox (maiden name Higgins)

Posted by Caitlin Fox - Family Friend   February 27, 2021


You will be greatly missed my friend. Sending prayers and love to all he reached.

Posted by K. Rose O'Neill - Concord, MA   February 24, 2021

In the fifty-three years since we met, you were a mentor, friend, advisor, coworker, pal and, without any doubt, the most creative engineer and problem-solver I have ever met. You loved your friends, your work and your farm, but most of all, you loved your family. Goodbye old friend and condolences to the entire Bilodeau clan.

Posted by Jay Prager - Friend   February 24, 2021


Sending love to all of the Bilodeaus. Ted's life is a beautiful blessing and a great inspiration.

Posted by Cheryl Shea - Concord, MA - Friend   February 23, 2021

Ted was one of the most honest, progressive, and supportive people I have ever had the pleasure of working with in the Electronics Industry. Not only was he a brilliant and innovative Engineer but he was also an incredible mentor and friend to me, a woman engineer, when it was virtually impossible for women to even be considered for an interview, let alone an actual job in the industry.
I will always remember his patience, his kindness and wicked sense of humor. He is will be greatly missed and forever thought of with kindness and respect.

Posted by Renee Catalano - SANBORNVILLE, NH - Friend   February 23, 2021


In moments like these it is hard to come with the right words. But I hope you know how much love I have in my heart for Ted, and that you all are in my thoughts. I know I will miss him dearly.
Mirta Lind

Posted by Mirta Lind - Ayer,, MA - Friend   February 23, 2021


Ted was a great Uncle to Ronald & Marti. And a good friend to me.
He will be missed. RIP Ted. My condolences to all the Bilodeau children, grandchildren, his brother Ron & his sister Jackie.

Posted by Judy Collins - LAS VEGAS, NV - Family Friend   February 22, 2021

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