Katie L "Kate" LaBelle, 30 years old, of 486 North Street Leominster MA passed away on Tuesday July 18, 2017 after a courageous battle with AngioSarcoma Cancer at the home of her grandfather William Harris in Otter River surrounded by many loving family members.
The loving daughter of David and Betsy (Harris) LaBelle of Lunenburg, she was born in Leominster on July 22, 1986. She grew up in Baldwinville and in Lunenburg with her brother Andrew LaBelle.
She lived in Leominster with her best friend and soul mate Courtney Briscoe along with their beloved fur babies Nuggy and Reese. Their first date was November 17, 2007.
Her family, friends and coworkers were very special to her. She cherished time spent with family and was always eager to go to work.
She graduated from NCCES. She attended Fitchburg State College. She had a strong work ethic at a very early age she began babysitting her many younger cousins, her brother and neighborhood children. She was employed for many years at Home Depot and most recently has been employed at Comcast. She loved her job and her coworkers where a second family to her.
She enjoyed vacationing at York Beach Maine and attending car shows with Courtney.
She was predeceased by her loving grandmother Patricia Harris
Among the many people with broken hearts who have not been mentioned are her nephew Carson LaBelle and his mother Stacia Johnson; her maternal grandfather William Harris; her paternal grandmother Rose Daniels; her father's brothers and sisters and their children: Michael LaBelle, Michelle LaBelle and her children Kyle, James and Olivia; Lisa LaBelle Keresey and her husband Dennis and her children Mickey and Ricky; Robert LaBelle and his wife Sarah and his children Robert, Mathew and Joshua, Hans Peterson his wife Sarah and his children Madeline, William and Macie; Jennifer Tenney and her children Tiffany, Mckenzie, Victoria and Jacob. Also her mother’s brothers and sisters; Jodie Parker her husband Thomas and her children Joseph, Jacob and Joshua ; Julie Brown her husband Randy and children Jason and Jennifer; William C Harris, his wife Carol and children William J and Danielle; Molly Paine and her husband Richard and her children Kayla and Brittany; Jonathan Harris his girlfriend Jackie and his children Justin and Julian and many other aunts, uncles, great nieces, nephews, cousins and many others who were considered family and so many special friends.
Katie’s family would like everyone to join family and friends for a Celebration of her Life on Sunday July 23, 2017 at 1 PM at the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School, located at 1050 Westminster Street Fitchburg MA 01420.
The family has established the KatieStrong Fund,694 Baldwinville Road, Baldwinville, MA 01436. In lieu of flowers please make donations to KatieStrong.
Her family wants to remember Katie as a strong woman who treasured family and friends. As a sweet gesture when choosing your attire please come dressed comfortably and consider choosing KatieStrong or Hello Kitty.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.