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Molly (Leichter) Laboda

September 18, 1934 — February 11, 2021

Commerce, Georgia

Molly LaBoda of Commerce, GA died Thursday, February 11, 2021. Molly was born in New York, NY on September 18, 1934.

She had a long career in hotel management with various management companies in the southeastern United States.  She was a CHA, had received several Hotel Manager of the Year awards, and served as president of the Chattanooga Hotel and Motel Association.  After retiring and moving to Commerce, GA she made many friends and became very involved in her community and its local activities and causes.  Molly enjoyed music, reading, traveling, and adventure, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

Molly was preceded in death by her parents, Morris and Theodora Leichter, brother, William Canton, beloved grandson, Alexander LaBoda, and nephew, Alan Canton. She is survived by her son, Gary LaBoda, son and daughter-in-law, Glenn and Sheryl LaBoda, grandson, Justin LaBoda, granddaughter-in-law, Jennifer LaBoda, step-grandson, James Hallada, great-granddaughter, Kaitlin LaBoda, great-grandson, Alexander LaBoda II, nieces, Elizabeth Timinsky and Katherine Canton, nephews, Peter and Paul Canton, and her dearest friend Judy Crockett.

A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 2:00 PM in the Ivie Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends for visitation from 12:00 PM until the time of the service.

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Arrangements are in the care of Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, GA.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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