One day before his 76th birthday, Joseph Louis LaBrie passed away at the Sturgeon Hospital, St. Albert, AB. Lou LaBrie was born January 9, 1936 in Bonnyville, AB, and then moved to Edmonton with his family in 1948. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary (Hesse) LaBrie (December 24, 1937 to November 2, 2003); his mother, M. Helene (Blais) LaBrie Caouette, 1996; his father, Edmour J. LaBrie, 1964; sisters: Cecile, Germaine and Gertrude; and brothers: Maurice, Raymond, George, Emile and Norman.
Lou is survived by his brothers: Oscar (Lysianne) and Conrad (Edna); children: Michelle (Garth), Leonard, Adele (Bill) and Ivan (Lisa); grandchildren: Aaron, Amanda, Joshua, Chloe, Laura and Chantal. With a heavy heart, Lou LaBrie has also left behind his friend and companion of three years, Marge Wyatt. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Marge for her endearing love and caring of their father during his illness. \"Marge, after our mothers\' passing, you brought sunshine and laughter back into our father\'s life.\" Also, the family wishes to thank all of the health care professionals and WCB, who made it possible for their dad to stay at home right up until the day before his passing. Special Thanks to Tracy, from the Nurse Next Door, \"You were a great comfort to our father and Marge\".