SOUTHWICK - David L. LaBombard, 73, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at his home in Southwick, MA after a long battle with COPD. David was surrounded by his devoted family at the time of his passing. He was born on September 2, 1944 in Westfield, MA to Earl and Jennie (Williams) LaBombard, David was devoted and passionate about his work as a truck driver and had worked for many years throughout the area, most recently for Simscroft Echo Farms in Simsbury, CT. Always a hard worker, David still found time to relax and enjoy his family. In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his grandkids, watching Westerns on TV, going to the casino, and playing board games. He also enjoyed spending time at home birdwatching and enjoying nature. Predeceased by his father Earl LaBombard, David is survived by his wife Florence (Jerin) LaBombard of Southwick, MA. Their marriage stood by the vows they professed 56 years ago. Florence provided David outstanding care up until his final breath. David is also survived by his mother Jennie LaBombard of Southwick, MA, his sons: David “Butch” LaBombard, Jr. and his wife Beverly of Southwick, MA, Brian LaBombard and his wife Michelle of Westfield, MA, Donald LaBombard and his wife Rhonda of Otis, MA, and Scott LaBombard and his wife Kate of Westfield, MA; his daughter Wanda LaFogg and her husband Robert of Westfield, MA, his brother Ronald LaBombard and his wife Lynne of Westfield, MA, his sisters Janice Besaw and her husband James of Southwick, MA and Diane LaBombard and her partner Edward Jerin of Southwick, MA, his grandchildren: Tiffany Torres and her husband Jon of Chicopee, MA, Stephanie Sicard and her husband Stephen of Springfield, MA, Sally Lynne Colson of Southwick, MA, Bethany LaBombard of Sturbridge, MA, Matthew LaBombard of Westfield, MA, Samuel LaBombard of Westfield, MA, Christopher LaBombard of Southwick, MA, Nicholas LaBombard of Southwick, MA, Dylan Winters of Canaan, CT, Isaac Winters of Lee, MA, Jake LaBombard of Westfield, MA, Robert LaFogg, Jr. of Westfield, MA, and David LaFogg and his wife Nicole of Russell, MA, 15 great grandchildren, along with many other family members and friends. Family and friends are invited to gather for a period of visitation on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 4:00-6:00PM at Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Highway, Southwick, MA.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations in David’s name be directed to Baystate VNA and Hospice, 280 Chestnut St. 6th Floor, Springfield, MA 01199 (www.baystatehealth.org/giving) To express condolences, share memories, or photos please visit David’s memorial page at www.avaloncelebrations.com
Baystate VNA and Hospice-Baystate Health Foundation
280 Chestnut St. 6th Floor, Springfield MA 01199