Salisbury, MA — Peter G. LeBel, of Salisbury, Mass., formerly of Newburyport, passed away Sunday at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill with his family by his side.
Born in Richmond, Quebec, he was the son of the late Lionel and Isabelle LeBel of St. Albans, Vermont.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jo Ann Knight LeBel; his children, grandchildren, and in-laws:, Kelly and Ella McManus and George and Gavin Cohane, all of Hudson, N.H.; Kyle and Miranda Belmont and Alex Hickman, of Merrimac, Mass.; and Todd, Bridget, Grace and Laura Belmont, of Bow, N.H. He leaves behind his sisters, Martha Root and husband, Ronald, of Essex Junction, Vt., and Christiane Mason, of Stratham, N.H.; his brother, Greg Wry, of Middlebury, Vt., and his sister-in-law, Danielle LeBel, of St. Albans, Vt., as well as his mother-in-law, Muriel Knight, of Newbury, Mass.; and his in-laws, Donald and Lola Knight, of Newbury, and Judy and Walter Frank, of West Bath, Maine. He also leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. He was predeceased by his sister, Louise Kyper of Pennsylvania, and his brothers, Guy LeBel, of St. Albans, Vt., and Raymond LeBel, of Newburyport, Mass.
Employed by Demoulas/Market Basket for the past 26 years, he often showed his passion for his work and spoke often as to how well his employer treated him. For the past 21 years, he was also an ardent, active and grateful member of the friends of Bill Wilson.
ARRANGEMENTS: Visiting hours at the Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green St., Newburyport, will be Saturday, April 20, 2013, from 2 to 6 p.m., immediately followed by services at 6 p.m. Interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK, 73123-1718, or online.