OBITUARY

George B. LaBrake Jr.

February 28, 1936January 30, 2013

Funeral services for George B. LaBrake Jr, age 76 of the Tuck Road will be held on Friday (Feb 1, 2013) at 11:00am at St. Philip & James Catholic Church in Lisbon with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. His place of rest will be Foxwood Memorial Park

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Mr. LaBrake died Wednesday (Jan 30, 2013) at his home under the care of his family and Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley.

Surviving is his wife Mary ‘Jackie” LaBrake, a son Gregory LaBrake & his wife Laura of Waddington; a daughter Carol Baxter & her husband Fred of Lisbon; four brothers & their wives Neil & Jeanne LaBrake of Ogdensburg, William & Christine LaBrake of Lowville, Carl & Suzanne LaBrake of Colton and Harold & Sigried LaBrake of Rochester; eight sisters & their husbands Agnes & Charles Opdyke of Albuquerque, NM, Sister Mary Theresa LaBrake GNSH of Ogdensburg, Ella & Vernon Dawley of Lisbon, Jane & Eugene Bieniecki of N. Cape May, NJ, Sharon & Arthur Yaddow of Lyndonville, NY, Margaret & Ronald Bisnett of Ogdensburg, Patricia & Gerald Soulia of Rooseveltown, NY and Kathleen & John Ames of Potsdam; Three grandchildren Melanie Baxter & Brittiany & Scott Gage and Michael Burnett along with several nieces, nephews & cousins.

A brother Donald LaBrake predeceased him.

George was born on February 28, 1936 in Potsdam, NY a son of the late George & Hilda (Crump) LaBrake. He attended Lisbon School for his education, and married Mary Jacqueline “Jackie” Harper on October 4, 1958 in Lisbon with Rev. Dewey celebrating. He then enlisted in the US Army from 1959-1961. George was employed as a foreman at the Heuvelton Whey Plant for 47 years and retired in 2002.

He was a member of the St. Philip & James parish, St. Lawrence Borderline Dancers and enjoyed gardening, reading, Ruby’s, and the Donut King where he socialized with many friends.

Memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities or Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley. Condolences can also be shared online at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Services Friday, February 1, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Calling Hours Thursday 2-4pm & 6-8pm
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Dick Fox

February 1, 2013

Dear Jackie, Greg & Laura, Carol & Fred, siblings, Neil, Bill, Carl, Harold and your wives, Agnes, Sr. Theresa, Ella, Jane, Sharon, Margaret, Pat, Kathleen and your spouses (except Sr. Theresa);

Sandy and I express our sincere sympathy over the passing of Junior. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. We are sad not being with you at this difficult time but our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God bless.

Sincerely;

Dick & Sandy Fox

February 1, 2013

Jackie and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Dan & Peggy (Benware) Simmons

Brian & Holly Hammond

January 31, 2013

Greg, Laura & Family,

We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

January 31, 2013

Somewhere over the horizon and beyond the farthest shore,the spirits of our departed friends in peace eternally soar.With our heartfelt sympathy
Rose and Linda Soulia

January 31, 2013

Dear Jackie,

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. It was always a pleasure to see the two of you at the Busy Corner Cafe on occasion. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. With deepest,heartfelt sympathy, Sandi Wing-Lindy

Bob Whalen

January 31, 2013

Jackie and family, you have my deepest sympathy.

Mac and Deb Middlemiss

January 31, 2013

Jackie, Carol, Greg and families Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Thoughts and prayers with you always.

Chuck & Diane Stearns

January 31, 2013

Celebrate. George has been called home to our Lord and Jesus. Vivat Jesus

January 31, 2013

jackie, we are so sorry for your loss. i know how hard it is to lose someone you love. our prayers go out to you . and our deepest sympathy. Richard and Reta

Cathy Corrice

January 31, 2013

My prayers are with you, Jackie and all your family..He was a very kind man and will be missed by many.