Paul L. Labbe, age 88, died Monday, April 23, 2018 at the MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center at Glenridge following a long illness. He was born in Augusta, ME on March 16, 1930 a son of the late Adelard and Marie Ann (Boulette) Labbe.
Paul was a graduate of Cony High School and had been employed for 40 years at Statler Tissue.
He was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church and was a member of Abnaki Council #334 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, Abnaki Assembly #346 4th Degree Knight of Columbus, Life member of the Calumet Club and a former member of the Cushnoc Senior Citizens.
Paul was pre-deceased by his wife, Florence (Violette) Labbe; a son, Michael P. Labbe; a brother, Gerard Labbe and four sisters: Arlene Gagnon, Simone Rodrigue, Lorette Rancourt and Therese Veilleux.
He is survived by a son, Dennis Labbe and his wife Charlene of Nobleboro; two daughters: Marianne White and her husband Tunney of Sidney and Paula Dube and her husband Bert of Vassalboro; a brother, Lucien Labbe of Augusta; a sister, Claudette Masselli and her husband Jerome of Chelsea; 13 grandchildren: Michael, Holly, Trevor, Trisha, Jake, Bethany, Darrek, Brandon, Benjamin, Keith, Lisa, Jenn and April as well as many great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
At the end of his life’s journey music became the best form of engagement for him with his loved ones. In his last hours, he was surrounded by music and loved ones.
Relatives and friends may visit on Sunday, April 29th from 2-5 PM at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta where officers and members of Abnaki Assembly #346 4th Degree Knights of Columbus are asked to meet at 1 PM to prepare for the Posting of the Guard and officers and members of the Calumet Club are asked to meet at 2 PM to recite prayers for their departed member. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated
Monday, April 30th at 11 AM at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Northern Ave., Augusta. Burial and committal prayers will follow in the family lot at Holy Family Cemetery, Townsend Rd., Augusta.
In lieu of flowers donations in Paul's memory may be made to: Music Memory Program, MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center, 40 Glenridge Dr., Augusta, ME, 04330.