Warren Noel LaBonte, 94, formerly of Springfield, MA died Wednesday July 9th, 2014 at Wingate at Springfield. Warren was a son of Albert and Wilhelmina (Saxe) LaBonte, and was born on June 12, 1920 in Longmeadow MA. He was a decorated World War II Veteran, serving in the Navy on the USS Raymond (DE-341). Warren fought to assist the American naval victory in the Battle off Samar Island in October 25, 1944 in the Philippine Sea. His military honors include the Presidential Unit Citation, American Theatre Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon and the WWII Victory Medal.