Louis Leo LaBonte
1936-2013 NORTH ADAMS Mr. Louis Leo LaBonte, 77, of 105 Winter St., North Adams, died on Monday, June 24, 2013 at the North Adams Regional Hospital.
He was born in North Adams on April 7, 1936, a son of the late Leo and Mary Jane (Courtemanche) LaBonte. He attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School.
Mr. LaBonte worked for many years as a painter for various businesses in North Adams until retiring.
He was a 25 year member of the North Adams Lodge of Elks. He had enjoyed coaching North Adams Youth Football for 18 years and also enjoyed hunting with his son and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, the former Elva S. Skellie, whom he married on February 21, 1957; one daughter, Louellen Boucher and her husband Michael of North Adams; three sons, Gary LaBonte and his wife Valarie of Pelham, NH, Mark LaBonte and his wife Barbara of North Adams and Matthew LaBonte and his wife Lisa of Clarksburg; one sister, Marguerite Hibbard of Pittsfield; two brothers, Edward LaBonte and his wife Kathy and Paul LaBonte and his wife Patricia, all of North Adams; nine grandchildren, one great granddaughter and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Joanne LaBonte.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 29, at 10:00AM in Southview Cemetery, North Adams.
Burial will follow.
Calling hours are Friday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, which is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor?s choice through the funeral home.
To leave a message of condolence, or for directions, please go online to www.paciorekfuneral.com