December 15, 2009
Clarence E. "Caddie" LaBar, 96, of Franklin Township, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at his home. Born in Kunkle, Dallas Township, he was a son of the late Timothy and Laura Hoyt LaBar. Caddie graduated from Dallas Borough High School and East Stroudsburg University. Following graduation from college, he was a teacher in the Dallas Borough School. He was the founder of Caddie LaBar's Service Station and Sporting Goods, Dallas, now operated by his family. He was an Army veteran of World War II. Caddie was a life member of Daddow Issacs American Legion Post 672, Dallas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Park LaBar, in 2004; brothers William, Lewis, Donald and James. Surviving are children Clarence "Caddie" Jr., Elgin, Ill.; R. Timothy, Donald, Elwood, all of Dallas; Ruth Wolfe, Lake Township; Linda Koeb, Stockbridge, Ga.; and Larry, Dallas; as well as 16 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday from the Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 672 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with the Rev. James Howell officiating. Interment will be in Idetown Cemetery, Lehman Township. Friends may call Sunday, from 2 to 6 p.m., at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Northmoreland Baptist Church, 21 Ripple Brook Road, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
Published in Times Leader on Dec. 16, 2009