1945 – 2016
Canterbury – Carol A. Labossiere, 70, of Tripp Hollow Rd., died Tuesday, January 5, 2015 in Hartford Hospital. Born in Putnam, she was the daughter of the late Ulysses and Jeannette (Labonte) Labossiere.
Ms. Labossiere attended St. Mary’s Parochial School and Putnam Catholic Academy. She graduated in 1963, first in her class. She worked at Pratt & Whitney for several years before relocating to California for 33 years. Ms. Labossiere worked as a data analyst at McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Corporation in Long Beach, California for many years and later as a payroll administrator at Edison Electric in Lakewood, California. She returned to Connecticut in 1999 to take care of her parents.
Carol is survived by a sister, Jeanne Robidas of Canterbury; a niece Colleen Godino and her husband Michael Godino of Mansfield; a great niece Morgan Krajniak; and a great nephew Michael Bertrand. She was predeceased by her nephew, John Carter Whitney.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Carol’s family from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2016 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St, Putnam, CT. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made in memory of Carol Labossiere to the John Carter Whitney Scholarship Fund (#23203). Please make checks payable to: The UConn Foundation, Inc. and forward to the following address: 2390 Alumni Drive Unit 3206, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.