Irma (Charest) Labbe

WATERTOWN — Irma (Charest) Labbe, 91, of Watertown, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020 in the VITAS Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. She was the widow of Fernand “Dedou” Labbe, to whom she was married for 67 years.

Mrs. Labbe was born March 7, 1928, in Van Buren, Maine, daughter of the late Philias and Eva (Ouellette) Charest. A longtime resident of Watertown, she worked at Heminway & Bartlett Manufacturing Company until her retirement.

She was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and enjoyed spending time at the Watertown/Oakville Senior Center.

She leaves her five children, Carol Perrotti and her husband, Charles, of Hamden, Ronald Labbe and his wife, Joanne, of Oakville, Debra Adamo of Merritt Island, Fla., Keith Labbe and his wife, Josephine, of Watertown and Lori Labbe of Thomaston; two sisters, Giselle Marquis and her husband, Larry, of Henderson, Nev., and Yolande Thibodeau of Van Buren, Maine; 11 grandchildren, Marisa Perrotti and her husband, Arshan, Mark, Charles III, and Christine Perrotti, Stephanie and Jason Adamo and his wife, Nike, Christopher, Brett, Michael and Thomas Labbe, and Steven Labbe and his wife, Ilmika; and her great-granddaughter, Ava Adamo.

Besides her husband of 67 years and her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Maurice Charest; her sister, Jackie Sirois; and her son-in-law, Philip Adamo.

Funeral services took place February 1 from Hickcox Funeral Home, 195 Main St., to a Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial followed in Mount Olivet Cemetery on Platt Road.

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