Northborough/Grafton – Ann P. (Gladd) LaBaire, 85, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 in St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after a brief illness.
She leaves her husband of 65 years, Warren B. LaBaire; her children, Paul LaBaire and his wife Beth of Worcester, David LaBaire and his wife Doreen of Dennis, Patricia LaBaire of Kingston, and Nancy Pollack and her husband Peter of Shrewsbury; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her son, John LaBaire who died in 1987, as well as five sisters and a brother.
She was raised in Grafton, daughter of the late Anthony and Helen (Kelley) Gladd. She graduated from St. Stephen’s Catholic High School in Worcester, class of 1950. Warren and Ann moved to Sunnyhill Road in Northborough in 1956 where they raised their family. In 2009, they relocated to Grafton.
Ann worked in the Algonquin Regional High School cafeteria for 22 years. She enjoyed bowling at Sawyer’s Bowladrome in Northborough. Her other hobbies included knitting, bocce, and gardening. Ann loved horses and dogs.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, May 22, from 5-7 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Her funeral will take place Wednesday, May 23, at 11 a.m., in the funeral home. Ann will be laid to rest in Howard Street Cemetery of Northborough.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Baypath Humane Society, 5 Rafferty Rd., Hopkinton, MA 01748.
For online condolences, please visit Ann’s Book of Memories at www.haysfuneralhome.com.