Lina Marie LaBonte, 94, of Rouses Point, NY passed away on Friday, October 13, 2023 at UVM-CVPH Medical Center with her care givers of 12 years, John and Gina at her side. She was born August 15, 1929 to Joseph and Matilda Ethier.
Lina was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Lina had a love for family and friends. She enjoyed traveling, and always looked forward to taking vacations with her daughters and grandchildren when they were young. She was an avid cruiser and very adventurous. From Alaska to Hawaii to the Caribbean she was always ready to sight see and try something new. Water super slides, hot air balloons, to 800 feet under the ocean in a mini-sub, she was game. Lina babysat local children for 25 years and would get a call or card from many. She loved being with her family and they greatly loved her. She will truly be missed.
Lina is survived by her son John (Gina) LaBonte of Rouses Point, daughters Carol (Willard) of Chazy, and Claire (Mark) Anctil of Rouses Point, seven grandchildren and several great grandchildren, her sister Maryann Stewart of Plattsburgh and last but not least, her beloved small dogs Mulan and Gracie.
Lina was predeceased by her husband Alfred (married 62 years), her son Phillip LaBonte, 4 brothers and 2 sisters.
A special thanks to her friend, Maggie Bombardier, who never missed a birthday.
As per Lina’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral Mass. A private graveside service will take place at St. Patrick's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to may send donations to the Rouses Point Fire Department in her name.
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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at M B Clark Inc Funeral Home - Rouses Point