GOFFSTOWN - Raymond A. Labreche, 67, of Goffstown, died Nov. 17, 2012, at the Community Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Manchester on May 11, 1945, the son of Armand and Antoinette (Langlois) Labreche. He was educated in the local schools.
Prior to retirement, he had been employed as a high-lift operator with Associated Grocers of New England for 41 years and a member of Teamsters Local 633.
Ray was a dedicated grandfather whose granddaughters afforded him many moments of happiness, a devoted sports fan, and a NASCAR and horse racing enthusiast.
Above all else, he will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be dearly missed by all.
Family members include his wife of 43 years, Lorraine (Asselin) Labreche of Goffstown; two sons, Scott Labreche, his wife Clancy, and Reggie Labreche, all of Manchester; two granddaughters, Eliana Labreche and Olivia Labreche; one brother, Paul Labreche and wife Diane, of Manchester, nephews, nieces and cousins.
He was predeceased by one brother, Roger Labreche; and son, Roger P. Labreche.
services: Calling hours at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at noon in St. Augustin Church. Committal prayers will follow in St. Augustin Cemetery Chapel, South Beech St.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the
, 249 Canal St., Manchester, 03101 or the Community Hospice House, 210 Naticook Road, Merrimack, 03054. To send a message of condolence, go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com