Cecile "Mem" Bergeron Labbe, 92 years young, of Wethersfield died unexpectedly on December 21, 2012 at Saint Francis Hospital. Mem was born on January 28, 1920, the daughter of the late Edmond and Anaise Veilleux Bergeron.
Mem ventured to CT last year to be closer to "her people." She was a very special person, so devoted and caring, devout, compassionate, proud, strong, independent, resilient, smart, creative, resourceful, and an inspiration to all, always there to listen, always giving of herself. She was the beloved wife of the late Zephir Labbe for 51 years and a beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great great grandmother, sister and aunt.
Cecile was predeceased by her daughter, Priscilla Couture Hunt and is survived by her son, Paul Labbe and his wife, Claudette of Wethersfield; her sister, Margaret Goudreau of Berlin, NH, her six grandchildren; Michael Couture, Pamela Mosca and her husband Rusty, Debra Slingerland and her husband, Mike, Steven Labbe and his wife, Amy, Karen Bissoni and her husband, Mark and Brian Labbe and his wife Jodi; her 13 great grandchildren; Kristyn, Austyn, and Cameron Couture, Matthew and Kathleen Mosca, Samantha Slingerland, Nathan, Andrew, Hayden and Dane Labbe and Gavin, Regan, and Grace Bissoni; and a great great granddaughter, Autumn Rose Couture, and several nieces and nephews.
Cecile was also predeceased by her brother, Jeffrey Bergeron and her sisters, Beatrice Sauve and Regina Barlow.
Cecile and Zeph owned and operated a successful family grocery store for many years in Berlin. After their retirement from the grocery business, she enjoyed a second career as a store manager for Berlin Drug. She was a lifelong member of St. Anne's Church, and a member of the Ladies of St. Anne in Berlin.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Thursday morning at the Church of the Incarnation, Wethersfield. Burial will be held in Berlin, NH at a later date.
A contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart League, PO 190, Walls, MS 38680.
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