LACONIA-----Irene Leonia Labrecque, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Belknap County Nursing Home at the age of 98, just two months shy of her 99th birthday.
Irene was born on September 16, 1919 in Belmont, the daughter of David D. Ricard Sr. and Jennie R. (Charest) Ricard.
Irene was a stitcher for Laconia Shoe Company. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Parish, Belmont.
Irene is survived by her daughter, Theresa O'Dell and her husband, James, of FL; granddaughter, Michelle Osetek and her husband Craig, of NJ; grandson, James O'Dell and his wife, Karen, of NJ and several nieces and nephews, Rita Giguere, Robert Champagne and Rachel Allen. In addition to her parents she is predeceased by her husband, Henri Labrecque, three brothers and two sisters.
Calling Hours will be held on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH using the Carriage House entrance.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:30am at the St. Andre Bessette Parish-Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia NH.
Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Laconia NH.
For those who wish, the family suggests, that memorial donations may be made to the Society of St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry, PO Box 6123, Lakeport, NH 03247.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia NH is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.