Services: Have been held.
Joseph “Leo” Labranche, 82, of Clovis died Thursday, April 15, 2004, at his home.
He was born on Sept. 10, 1921, in Lowell, Mass., to George and Mary Lantaign Labranche.
He married Mary Rondeau on Nov. 4, 1944, in Lowell. He served in World War II in the Air Force. He moved to Albuquerque 1952, where he worked for Chevron Oil Company in the accounting department for 30 years. He moved to Clovis in 1996 and lived here until his death. Family members said he was an avid golfer, a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a pet lover. He was of the Catholic faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and four sisters.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Gail Reeves of Rio Rancho and Leslie Scroggins of Clovis; a brother, George Labranche (and wife, Elenor) of Lowell; a sister, Pauline Donodan of Lowell; five grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.
Jason Reeves will officiate the services.
Cremation will take place following services.
Arrangements are by Muffley Funeral Home of Clovis.