Esther LaBarre LaBombard, 102, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother went home to be with the Lord March 21, 2022, just eight days before her 103rd birthday.
She was born March 29, 1919 to Albert and Emma (Eggsware) LaBarre on the family farm in Ellenburg, NY next to St. Edmund’s Church. The church where she became a devout lifelong parishioner and Catholic Daughter. She graduated from the original Ellenburg Central School in 1937. She married the love of her life, Herbert LaBombard on Easter Monday; April 18, 1938. It was then that they began their own family farm, which consisted of many delicious homemade meals and a welcoming home for all relatives and friends to gather, and most importantly where they raised their six boys.
Esther was predeceased by her husband, Herbert; her parents; brothers, William, Ellsworth, Alfred, Alger and Norman; sisters, Henrieta and Laura. She was also predeceased by two sons, Morris LaBombard and Wayne Laombard; granddaughter, Hillary LaBombard and great grandson, Patrick Drown.
She is survived by four sons, Dale and Darlene LaBombard, Dennis and Phyllis LaBombard, David LaBombard and John and Pam LaBombard; twelve grandchildren, Lisa Saville, Lori and Frank Drown, Heather and Bob Trombley, Kelly and Michael Blanchard, Darren and Nicky LaBombard, Eric and Lacey LaBombard, Kevin and Kailea LaBombard, Maurice LaBombard, Holly LaBombard, Jonathan and Nicole Myers, Chad LaBombard and Troy LaBombard. She is also survived by 25 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.
“We are all so blessed to have been given the gift of having such an amazingly kind, loving and affectionate matriarch in our lives for so long. It is our belief that her true passion for life and her strong faith in God contributed to her joyous 102 years!’
Calling hours will be Saturday, March 26, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Ross Funeral Home in Mooers, NY. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 1:00 p.m. at St. Edmund’s Church in Ellenburg. Donations in her memory may be made to Hope for Miracles, Ellenburg Center Fire Department or Ellenburg Depot Fire Department.
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