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Christine M. (Laliberte) Motta

Posted 2021-02-18 by mhenderson
Published in Today's News Herald on Feb. 18, 2021 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Christine M. Motta (Laliberte), 52, of Lake Havasu City, and formerly
of Pawtucket, Rhode Island passed away on Thursday, Feb. 11 after a
courageous five-year battle with cancer.

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, the daughter of Francis Laliberte
Sr. and Carol A. (McDonald) Laliberte she lived in Pawtucket until
2002 when she then moved to Lake Havasu City.

She graduated from Shea High School in 1987 and then Costin's Beauty
Academy. She worked at International Hair Design before changing
careers and then working for Ocean State Job Lot where she rose to the
position of store manager. While in Arizona, she was a service manager
and bookkeeper for Bashas' family of stores for approximately 17

Christine married Gilbert Motta in October of 1993 and celebrated
nearly 25 years of marriage before his death in September of 2018.

She is survived by her mother Carol Van Dale of Lake Havasu City, her
brother Francis Laliberte Jr. and his wife, Donna, of Pawtucket, her
dear nephew, Neal Piggott of Lake Havasu City, her stepsister, Wendy
Bannon and husband Mike of Goodyear, and her aunt and uncle, Violet
and John Scanlon of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. She was predeceased by
her husband Gilbert, her father, Francis Laliberte Sr. and her
stepfather, Albert Van Dale.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to Hospice of

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz- To send a free card go to

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