Donald Labelle

Died: Sun., Nov. 9, 2014


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In Loving Memory of,
à la douce mémoire de
Donald Henri Labelle
April 22, 1933 -- November 9, 2014.

It is with great sorrow that his family announces his passing on November 9th, 2014 at the Manitoulin Centennial Manor in Little Current ON.
He will be sadly missed by his sons and daughter, Maurice (Carole) Labelle of Little Current, Carole (William) Goetz of Calgary AB, and Andre (Christine Tansey) Labelle of Lorraine, QC, his grand-children, Eric, Elyse, Sarah and Mathieu Labelle, and his brothers and sisters Marcel (Frances) Labelle, Lucien (Audrey) Labelle of Cochrane, Jeannine Labelle Pecile of Kapuskasing, Rita Labelle (Kulgawchuk) of Iroquois Falls, Aline Labelle (Len Myrvang) of Hope, B.C., Peter (Mary) Labelle, Denis (Jeannine) Labelle, Leonard Labelle all of Cochrane and Denise (Jack) Pope of Kapuskasing. Donald will also be missed by over fifty nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Louis & Malvina Labelle and his siblings; Edmond Labelle, Gaston Labelle, Solange Bondy, Theresa Dejoseph and Bibianne Labelle.
Donald will be remembered for his hard work ethics, ambition and ingenuity. During his working career, he was a Supervisor at MJ Labelle Construction Company. He was known to have a distinct ability to locate gravel pits which was essential to the road construction industry.

During his retirement years, he was an avid investor who loved to study, buy and sell stocks. He loved to play his guitar, especially at family reunions and anywhere that people gathered to play music.  He also loved singing in the Church choir in Cochrane.

Visitation 2-4 pm & 7-9 pm on Thursday November 13 at the Génier Gauthier Funeral Home, Cochrane
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church on Friday November 14, 2014 at 10:30 am, after which a lunch will be taking place in the Church basement.

Merci à tous ceux et celles qui ont partagé leur amitié. Nous sommes profondément reconnaissants. Our family would like to thank all those who knew Donald and who joined us in the celebration of his life.
In lieu of flowers, a donation made be made to  The Little Current Centennial Manor Auxiliary or in Cochrane, the Lady Minto Hospital Auxiliary.

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Chuck and Linda VanderVeen
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Condolences on the loss of your father Maurice. He will be missed by many loving family members and friends. God rest his soul.

Carol Gilmore
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Sincere Sympathy to you Maurice and family. We missed your smiling face on the weekend, while all the time our thoughts and prayers were with you. It's not easy losing a loved one but we have to realize They are in a better place. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Karl Campbell & Jean Benning
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Our condolences go to you, Maurice and Carole and family, in the loss of a special person. May you find comfort in your faith and know he is in a better place.

Daniel et Dianne Chasse
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Our most sincere condolences on the passing of your father.

Janet McTavish (O'Malley)
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Our sympathy to you and your family Carole.

mariebeth and Peter Bonfield
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Our most sincere sympathy

Peter and Kelly Nelson
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
So very sorry for the loss of your father Maurice, and family.

Linda and Yves St. Amant
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
Maurice, Carole and Andree... So sorry for your loss. Words cannot express the pain and suffering you must feel, however they do let you know that there are those of us who are thinking of you..our sincere condolenses...

Kelly Gordon
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
My deepest sympathy to all of you. Take comfort in your memories, as they will see you through the sad times.

m porter
   Posted Mon November 10, 2014
sorry for your loss from the Porter's

Paul and Celeste Trautman
   Posted Tue November 11, 2014
Maurice and Carol, Our deepest sympathies for your loss. Celebrate him through your memories, for he is free now. Paul and Celeste

Beatrice (Holden) Perron
   Posted Tue November 11, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to all the family
I went to school with Donald and spent many nights at the family farm with his sisters.

Rest in peace Nonald

Louise Labelle
   Posted Tue November 11, 2014
Mes plus sincères condoléances pour la mort de mon petit cousin.

Louise and Bob Grannary
   Posted Tue November 11, 2014
Our condolence to all your family.
Louise and Bob

Claude Labelle
   Posted Wed November 12, 2014
Dearest Maurice, Carole, Andre..
My deepest condolences and sympathy to you, and your family. Honestly, I'm at lost for words at this moment. Please know that uncle Don will forever, and always be remembered whenever we see your smiles. I will always remembered uncle Don's smile, and soft spoken voice. He was my gentle giant. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, and as always my deepest love and affection.

Claude, Lynda and family.



Michelle Labelle &Robert Morin
   Posted Thu November 13, 2014
Nous sommes profondément attristés d'apprendre le décès de Donald. Nous gardons de lui un souvenir joyeux du plaisir qu'il avait à jouer de la guitare en famille et pour les amis. Nos sincères condoléances à vous tous qui êtes dans le deuil. Nos pensées et nos prières vous accompagnent.
Michelle et Bob

Kim and Rick Stere and Family
   Posted Tue November 18, 2014
Eric and Jessica, and Eric's family, we were sorry to hear of Eric's grandfather's passing. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

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