Joseph J. LaBonte
February 21, 1926 - January 1, 2019
Joseph J. LaBonte, of Lewiston, died at his home on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Born in Lewiston on February 21, 1926, he was the son of John and Alberta Lebrun LaBonte. Educated in Lewiston schools, he worked in the local shoe industry for several years, and then worked in the Maintenance Department of Bates College for 25 years before retiring. On May 23, 1959, he married the former Agnes L. Cormier. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, he is survived by his loving wife of Lewiston, a son, Gerard and wife Karen of Durham, a step-granddaughter, Ashley Laroche, and a great-step-granddaughter, Amelia Norton.