The family announces with great sorrow his passing in Sudbury on Thursday, November 15th, 2012 at the age of 85 years. Son of the late Edmond and Louisa (née Legault) Labelle. Husband of the late Rose (née Sabourin) Labelle. Beloved partner of over 17 years to Laurie Asselin. Loving father of Diane Labelle (Fraser Robidoux) of Ottawa, Donald (Suzanne) of Estaire and Denis (Jeannine) of Hanmer. Predeceased by his children Denise and Albert. Dear brother of Gilles (Claudette), Euclide (Micheline) and Muriel Labelle (Frank). Predeceased by his siblings Aurèle (late Lucille), Paul (Pierrette) and Rita Landry (Félicien). Sadly missed by his grandchildren; Roger (Trish), Chantal Vouriot (Ivan), Yves and his 5 great-grandchildren; Samantha, Jesse, Jessica, Ryleigh and Logan. Lovingly remembered by Laurie’s children; Robert, Jacqueline, Lynn, Diane, Gisèle, his sisters-in-law Florence Babineau and Martha Sabourin as well as many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury, Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 11 a.m. at St-Jacques Church, Hanmer. Donations (by cheque only) to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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