Greta Labush

Labush, Greta, 86, of Delray Beach, FL, died Friday, May 6, 2016 at home.  She was the beloved wife of Bernard “Buzzy” Labush for 64 years.  Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Joseph and Lillian (Landesberg) Gold, she had lived in Delray Beach for 23 years, previously residing in Warwick.  Greta was a graduate of Hope High School, Class of ’47.  She was a member of Temple Anshei Shalom, former member of Temple Am David and its Sisterhood, and the former Temple Beth Israel.  Greta was a life member of Hadassah and Na’Amat and past president of Sackin-Shocket Post of the Jewish War Veterans Auxiliary.  She was an avid bowler and enjoyed traveling.  Devoted mother of Stevan Labush and his wife, Rhonda, of Warwick, Sheryl Barlow and her husband, William, of West Warwick, Tamara Labush of Warwick, and Iris Labush of Delray Beach.  Dear sister of Sanford Gold and Enid Ross, both of Delray Beach, Trude Peake of Henderson, NV, and the late Victor Gold.  Loving grandmother of Melinda, Marci, Heather, Eric, and Jenna. Cherished great-grandmother of Kailee, Raider, Christopher, Cameron, Cody, and Gavin.  Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:00 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston.  In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to your favorite charity.  Shiva will be observed at 101 Kennedy Drive, Warwick, Monday 7-9, Tuesday through Thursday 2-4 & 7-9, Friday 2-4, and Saturday 7-9 p.m.


  1. jennifer rooney
    May 9, 2016

    Heather and Ed,
    I am so sad for you both. I know how special your grandmother was to you. It is wonderful she had the time to meet Gavin and love him. I am keeping you in my thoughts.
    Jennifer Rooney

  2. Diana McHale
    May 9, 2016

    I am verry sorry for your loss , I enjoyed doing her hair an talking with her , she was a strong an loveing person , I am glad I had the privilege of knowing her.

  3. Beverly Cannity
    May 9, 2016

    To the entire Labush family,

    My sincere sympathy to all of the family on the loss of your wife and mother. You are in my prayers and thoughts during this most difficult time.

    Sincerely, Beverly Cannity

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