, Newburyport, MA

December 6, 2012

Kathleen LaBonte, 48

Raymond, N.H. — Kathleen Ann LaBonte, 48, died unexpectedly Dec. 1, 2012 at her home in Raymond, N.H. She was born Oct. 1, 1964 in Salem, Mass., daughter of Donald LaBonte and Patricia (Pelletier) LaBonte.

Kathy grew up in Newbury through her elementary school years, and later moved to Kingston, N.H., where she graduated from Sanborn High School. Kathy moved to California for several years to pursue her passion for making music. She was an amazingly talented songwriter and producer Later, she returned to New Hampshire and had been a longtime resident of Raymond. Kathy also loved animals.

She is survived by her father, Donald LaBonte of Newbury: her mother, Patricia LaBonte of Portsmouth, N.H.; her brother, Alan LaBonte of Raymond, N.H.; her maternal grandmother, Beatrice Pelletier of Raymond, N.H.; her longtime partner, Jennifer Clason of Raymond, N.H.; and numerous cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: There are no services scheduled at this time.

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