Army veteran Michael J. LaBelle, Jr., of Johnston, dies at 87


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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Michael J. LaBelle, Jr., 87, of Johnston, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at the Morgan Health Center, Johnston.

He was the beloved husband of Lucille (Russo) Pace LaBelle. Born in North Providence, he was the son of the late Michael and Mamie (Ricci) LaBelle, Sr.

Michael was a veteran of the United States Army. After his military service, he started a catering business, where he served major manufacturers.

Besides his wife Lucille, he is survived by his beloved son, Michael D. LaBelle and his wife Lori Ann of Johnston. He was the stepfather of Anthony Pace of Hawaii and the late Robert Pace. He was the step-grandfather of Gian and Spenser Mitchell of New York, Keri and Anthony Mascio and their children of North Providence. He was the brother of Phyllis Scheibenpflug and her husband Al, Richard LaBelle and his wife Joanne, and the late Marion Baker. He was the former husband of the late Margaret Helen LaBelle and the stepfather of Joanne Pari. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

His funeral services are private.

A celebration of his life will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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