Obituary of Frank N. Labbe
Frank Labbe, a lifelong New Englander, age 42, left us unexpectedly on April second. He leaves behind his wife and best friend of 12 years, Shellie Labbe, daughter, Marissa Sweeney (Cournoyer) and son in law Jonathan. His beloved granddaughters, Chloe Mae and Emma Lynn, and his first grandson, who he was beyond excited to meet, Joseph Paul. He will be sorely missed by his mothers Karen Labbe (Rybacki) of Massachusetts, and Theresa Labbe (Morse) of Connecticut. He is predeceased by his father, Armand Labbe, Sr. He also leaves behind his sister, Rose and husband Henri Blakely, his brother Ryan and wife Jennifer, his brother Armand (Joe) and his wife Mary. Many nieces and nephews, as well as great nieces and nephews. He was loved by his mother and father in law, Brenda and Paul Lemire, both of Massachusetts.
He was a storm chasing, thrill seeking, foul mouthed, Journeyman Lineman, always ready to make anyone laugh. He was also a generous, loving, and kind hearted man, who would drop everything to help anyone in need, no matter the time or the circumstance. He volunteered every year as Santa for the local fire department, where his nephew Armand worked, and couldn't walk by a table of Girl Scout cookies, no matter how many he already had at home, or in the car! He enjoyed skydiving, scuba diving, and kayaking with family. He would never turn down an opportunity to go to a pool party or a bonfire, and especially loved fireworks! He was a man that would "try anything twice", and didn't care what anyone thought about it. He always felt that it was his personal mission to make sure that everyone was happy, and especially loved to make people laugh. He had to be the life of the party, and you could be sure that he would find a way to turn any occasion into a party. Frank was my own personal google, he "knew a little bit about everything, and a whole lot about nothing", if he knew anything, I hope that he knew that he was incredibly loved, and leaves a hole in our hearts.
There will be a celebration of Frank's life on April 30th from 2 - 6pm at Drafter's Sports Cafe, 1017 Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255. A private burial is being planned for a later date. Share a memory at Gagnonandcostellofh.com