Thompson– Martha Labonte, 72, of Labonte Road, died Saturday, October 10, 2009 in Winchester, VA. She was the loving wife of the late Leo Labonte. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Arlene (Fortin) Perreault.
Mrs. Labonte worked Johnson Corrugated until her retirement and as a twister for Hale Manufacturing for 15 years. She was a member of the Jehovah Witnesses Kingdom Hall in Putnam.
Mrs. Labonte was dearly loved by her four children.
Martha is survived by her son, David Labonte of Webster; three daughters, Ruth Reyes of Piedmont SC, Paula Ruoppo of Thompson, and Brenda Balcunas of Thompson; and two sisters, Anita Lambert of Putnam, and Georgette Lambert of Willimantic, CT. She was predeceased by her grandson, the late Leonard Balcunas III.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service for Martha at 3:00pm on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 11 Hill Road, Thompson, CT. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Arrangement entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home.