Labbee–– Raymond Ernest, 81, of Newport Center passed away on April 19, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2011 at the Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Home, 4670 Darling Hill Road, Newport with Rev. Laurence Wall officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, April 25, 2011 from 10 a.m. until the hour of the funeral. Internment will follow at the St. Ignatius Cemetery in Lowell. Should friends desire contributions in his memory may be made to the Vermont Lung Assoc., 372 Hurricane Lane, Suite 101, Williston, VT 05495. On-line condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at www.curtis-britch-converse-rushford.com . Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Curtis-Britch-Converse-Rushford Funeral Homes, locally family owned and operated.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.