LABATE, John Anthony

John is survived by his loving wife Barbara; his son Rob; daughter Lisa (Jason) Nicholetts; grandson Brayden and Kayle; daughter Marissa (David) Portelance; granddaughter Sophia and grandson Alex. He is also remembered by his sister Donna (Larry) Fortes; brother Perry (Debbie) Labate; foster sister Suzanne (Kevin) Weir; sister-in-law Nancy Kennelly and brother-in-law Stephen Fenton as well as many nieces and nephews.

John was predeceased by his parents Rose and John Labate and brother Donald (Marie) Labate.

John was known as papa/papa John to his family. He always held his faith and family at the center. His other passions include gardening, cooking, dancing, singing, RV’ing travelling and keeping fit.

A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Spruce Grove, on Monday September, 13, 2021 at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations to:
Pilgrims Hospice Society
9808 148 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5N 3E8

The funeral service was livestreamed and is available at:  https://www.legacytributevideo.ca/john-anthony-labate/
Serenity Funeral Service, Spruce Grove 780.962.2749

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200 Boundary Road, Spruce Grove, AB, CA

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Gladys Grant

With deepest and heartfelt sympathy Barbara, Rob, Lisa, Marissa and families in the loss of your loving husband, father and grandfather John. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. Johnny will never be forgotten by all who knew him. Always in our hearts. Take care. Gods Blessings Gladys (Vaillant) Grant

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