Lena B. Labonte

Life Story

Lena B. Labonte, 99, of Lewiston, died Monday, January 6, 2020, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice in Auburn. Born in Berlin, NH, on September 29, 1920, she was the daughter of John and Maria Couture Paquette. On July 4, 1942, she married the love of her life, Wilfred N. Labonte. Mr. Labonte passed away in 2001. She was always a hard worker, and was employed for many years as a fancy stitcher in local shoe shops. Lena enjoyed Bingo with friends, playing the slots at Oxford Casino twice a week, walking on the track at Bates College, and visiting her daughter in California, but her greatest joy came from time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A member of Holy Cross Church, Prince of Peace Parish, she is survived by two sons, Gerard W. of Lewiston, and Paul F. and wife Carol of Lisbon, a daughter, Dorothy and husband Maurice Boucher of Yorba Linda, CA, ten grandchildren, and twenty six great-grandchildren. 


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