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  • Name William J. Labby 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I63051  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Family Ancestors Bertha A. Edick,   b. 1878,   d. 5 May 1968  (Age 90 years) 
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F27653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • William J. Labby - 1894 - April 13, 1942. Son of Napoleon and Georgiana Sanitarege Labby. Husband of Bertha A. Edick Wood Labby.
      Newspaper Obituary - Tuesday, April 14, 1942 Utica Observer Dispatch - Utica, New York - Camden Man Dies After Car Mishap ┬ČRome - William J Labby, 47, of 111 Main, Camden, died in Rome Hospital, Monday night, six hours after his car collided with another on the Stanwix Road, hurtled end-over-end into a field and caught fire. Dr. Frank H. Valone treated Labby for what he first described as a broken ankle and severe head cuts and bruises. Cause of death could not be determined until an autopsy is made later today. Edward Wharram, Oriskany, driver of the other car, told police he was traveling towards Oriskany when his machine and Labby's collided near the city line. Wharram said the Labby car struck his near the rear wheel, then went into the ditch. Benjamin Gilbert who resides near the scene and Joseph Brennan, a passing motorist, dragged the injured Camden man from his burning machine which was resting on its shattered top. Police Lieutenant James Dunn and Patrolman Ralph Stanley brought Labby to the hospital in the city ambulance. Detective Frank J. O'Brien, Captain Patrick J. Smith and Deputy Sheriff Clarence Laufer conducted an investigation. They said, from statements made by Mrs. Labby and others, that they learned the victim was supposed to have worked Monday at the Rome Box & Lumber Company. O'Brien said fellow workers reported Labby appeared for work Monday morning and then said he had to go to General Cable Corporation plant to collect some money. They said he returned at noon, the officer added, and reported he had to go to Utica for a court case. Coroner Thomas A. Cox will conduct an inquest. William J. Labby was born in Paris, France, a son of Georgiana Sanitarege and the late Napoleon Labby. He came to the United States in 1923 and married Bertha Woods in Canada, May 21, 1938. For some years he taught school in Montreal. For three years he was employed by Smalley's Theater and for four years he was proprietor of Labby's Tourist Home. He was a member of St. John's Church. Besides Mrs. Labby, he leaves his mother in Montreal; nine sisters, Mrs. Eva Blais, Mrs. Cecile Goulet, Mrs. Estelle Goulet, Mrs. Lucienne Dour, Mrs. Gabrielle Dour, Mrs_ Simone Labby, Miss Annette Labby, Mrs. Laura Sicard and Sister St. Angele, all of Montreal, and four brothers, Victor, Alex, Gideon and Augute Labby, also of Montreal. The funeral will be conducted from the B. A. Sanborn Funeral Home, Camden, at 9 a.m. Thursday, and at 9:30 from St. John's Church, the Rev. Harold Quinn officiating. Burial will be in Willis Cemetery, Richland.