Francois O. LaBrie, Jr.

  • Born: June 17, 1932
  • Died: December 6, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family


Francois Omar LaBrie, Jr., 87, of Manchester, died December 6, 2019, at St. Teresa's Nursing Home, after a period of declining health, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Manchester on June 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Francois and Rita (Lambert) LaBrie, Sr. He was educated in Manchester and was a lifetime resident of the Queen City.
Frank was employed as painter foreman for B.N. Perry for 26 years before retiring in 1984. He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus #5260, a son of the American Legion Squadron #79, as well as commander and financial officer of Post #79, to which he was awarded a lifetime membership. Above all, he will be remembered as a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, stepfather, uncle, companion, and friend.
Frank was predeceased by two wives, Ruth L. (Besse) LaBrie in 1970, and Gail M. (Walsh) LaBrie in 2002; and his longtime companion, Ina Dubreuil.
Surviving family members include one son, Richard LaBrie of Contoocook; one sister, Antoinette Ingram of Manchester; one brother, Maurice LaBrie of Manchester; three step daughters, Tracy Gassek and husband William of Campton, Dianne Connolly and husband Patrick (Hooksett), and Paula Gambeski of Bedford; three stepsons, Matthew Labore and wife Cheryl of Manchester, Christopher Labore and wife Christine of Manchester, and Thomas Labore of Newport; ten grandchildren; one great granddaughter; many nieces and nephews; Ina's four children, Pauline Pokallus of Oregon, Jo-Ann McGraw of Florida, Denise Levesque of Chester, and Susan St. Hiliare of Allenstown; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild. He was also predeceased by two sisters, Helen Baril and Doris Dube; and two brothers, Donald and Armand LaBrie.
A funeral service took place on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester, NH. Committal prayers followed in the mausoleum at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.