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ELAINE KOLINSKY LABELLE

Elaine K Labelle, 83, passed away on May 2, 2021, at her home in Beaufort, South Carolina surrounded by her family.

Elaine was born on April 14, 1938, a daughter of the late Frank Kolinsky and Mary Kolinsky of Paterson, New Jersey. She graduated from St Thomas Acquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and became a stewardess with Delta Airlines.  She married Richard Armand Labelle on July 4, 1959 in Hollywood, Florida. She was a licensed Real Estate agent and did considerable volunteer work in her church and community in Vero Beach, Florida. She loved to tend to her flower garden, and she had quite a sweet tooth. Elaine traveled to Europe, for the best of chocolates in Belgium, and traveled to Asia. She loved to cruise the many islands in the Caribbean as well. She was the mother of 4 children.

She is survived by her husband Richard of 62 years; three children: son, Thomas Labelle of Columbia, S.C., daughter, Mary Anne Becker of Beaufort, SC, and son, Richard Labelle of Juno Beach, Florida; seven grandchildren, and five great-grand-children, who were the blessing and light of her life. She has a host of family members, grandchildren, nieces, nephews and those she considered to be family and friends in Vero Beach, Florida.

The family will receive friends from 4 until 5:30 Wednesday afternoon, May 5, 2021, at Copeland Funeral Service – One Copeland Drive. Following visitation, a prayer service will be held at 5:30 in the chapel of Copeland Funeral Service.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held 10:30 Thursday morning, May 6, 2021, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Friends of Caroline Hospice www.fochospice.org.

Online Condolences

  1. Rick LaBelle says:

    We’ll miss you Mom! Say hello to Dan.

  2. Peggy Labelle says:

    Thank you so much for teaching me how to make your wonderful polish version of stuffed cabbage. We will miss you very much but it’s not a “goodbye” because we’ll be seeing you again. We love you❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

  3. Alice & Rene Donars says:

    Dear Dick and family,
    Such a sad way to re-connect. Was so surprised to see Elaine’s obit in “32963”. Elaine was a wonderful friend. We probably haven’t been together in over 10 years, but have fond memories of visiting Marsha Lane and your later move to Woodfield (near the Mall). We have moved to that area recently and think of you both so fondly when driving by.
    You are in our prayers. With deepest sympathy,
    Alice & Rene

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