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Dolores Katherine (Pryor) Labor, 93, of Jeffersonville, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2017. She and her husband, Frank, were married in 1945 in Philadelphia and later moved to Jeffersonville where they settled and raised their family of seven children. Dolores was an active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Dolores was an excellent seamstress and loved to crochet. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards, and most importantly being with her family and friends. She lived life to its fullest and made the most of everyday that was given to her.
She was born on December 24, 1923 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Eugene and Mary (Wood) Pryor. Dolores was also preceded in death by her husband, Jacob "Frank" Labor; son, Thomas Labor; siblings, Margaret Conway, Anna Mae Wiedner, Eugene Pryor, Joseph Pryor; and great-granddaughter, Mikella Holsapple.
Dolores is survived by her children, Frank Labor (Mary Lou), Jack Labor (Kathleen), James Labor (Terry), Bill Labor (Olivia), Kathy Stark Haley, Michael Labor; son-in-law, Kong Wai Shek; sister, Rose Marie Carver; 17 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 2 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at Newcomer Funeral Home (3309 Ballard Lane, New Albany) and on Thursday after 9 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1840 East Eighth Street, Jeffersonville). Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM Thursday at the church with cremation to follow according to Dolores' wishes.
The family would like to give special thanks to Tonya Rutherford Armstrong for the love and care she provided to Dolores over the last several months.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the National Parkinson Foundation (200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131). To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.NewcomerKentuckiana.com.
Published on October 2, 2017
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