Marion F. (Philbrook) Labonte

Born: Fri., Mar. 20, 1931
Died: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018


8:30 AM to 10:30 PM, Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Location: Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Location: Good Shepherd Church

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Uxbridge- Marion F. (Philbrook) Labonte, 87, passed away Thurs. Dec. 13, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Her husband Norman Labonte died March 18, 1980.
         She is survived by her 4 children, Christine A. Couture and her husband Robert of Uxbridge, Kathryn M. Couture and her husband Michael of Manchaug, Peter N. Labonte and his wife Linda, and D. Brian Labonte and his wife Dede of Webster; 8 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and several nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her son Keith Labonte who died in 2012.
        Born in Whitinsville on March 20, 1931 she was the daughter of Milton and Emma (Bazinet) Philbrook and grew up in Whitinsville before moving to Linwood in 1981. She also lived on Cape Cod for 15 years where she worked for Linda’s Original Craft Shop. Previously working at Dave’s Restaurant in Linwood, and Labonte’s Market for many years with her husband. Marion was a very self-sufficient woman, who was extremely generous and very thoughtful of other people. She was very outgoing and genuine, a good listener, and her family was her life. She enjoyed visiting the Cape, and before her husband’s passing they liked to go out and dance the Polka. Marion was also a woman of great faith, praying daily, and was a longtime member of Good Shepherd Parish.
         Her funeral will be held on Sat. Dec. 22 from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge with a Mass at 11am in Good Shepherd Church, 121 Linwood St., Linwood. Calling hours at the funeral home will be held from 8:30-10:30 am prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marion’s memory may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to: the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To leave a condolence message for her family please visit:

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Arthur O. DuBois
   Posted Sun December 16, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Peace and prayers.

Molly Hanson
   Posted Mon December 17, 2018
Dear Brian,
I was so sorry to learn about your mother's passing. My sincerest condolences.
I was hoping to attend the wake but will be in Chicago. Please know I will be thinking of you, Dede and your family.
Molly Hanson

Patty and John Palmer
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
So sorry to hear of Marion’s passing. She was a great neighbor for many years. Always ready with a smile. She will be missed.

Roseann Corcoran
   Posted Sat December 22, 2018
Christine and family, Frank and I wish to extend our deepest sympathies on the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Frank and Roseann

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