John B. LeBarron

John B. LeBarron PITTSTOWN - John B. LeBarron, 80, a longtime resident of Phillips Road, died peacefully, Sunday, July 7, 2013 at his residence, following a short illness. Born in Stillwater, September 4, 1932, Mr. LeBarron was the son of the late Theodore and Mary (Butler) LeBarron and for over 51 years, the husband of Madeline M. (McDermott) LeBarron of Pittstown who survives. John and Madeline were married on June 30, 1962. Mr. LeBarron was a graduate of Mechanicville High School. On January 9, 1951, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served aboard the U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt as a gunner's mate 3rd class and explosives demolition expert until being honorably discharged November 15, 1954. Beginning in 1955 he was employed as a steelworker by the former Altech Steel Manufacturing Co. in Watervliet. After more than 30 years of service, he retired in 1986. Mr. LeBarron was a Life Member of the Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps, a former member of the Pittstown Volunteer Fire Company and assisted in the construction of Jubilee Hall at St. George Catholic Church in Pittstown. In his quiet time he enjoyed the hobbies of solving crossword puzzles, gardening, bird watching and as a young man woodworking and tinkering in his workshop. In addition to his beloved wife, Madeline, he is survived by his children, John “Jay” and Julie LeBarron of Pittstown, Rosemary Le Barron (Matt Pomeroy) of Schenectady and Kevin LeBarron of Pittstown, two brothers-in-law, William McDermott and Larry McDermott both of Pittstown, three sisters-in-law, Philomena McCleaming of FL and Carolyn Wein of Troy and Nancy LeBarron of Sebastian, FL, five grandchildren, Tim (Michele) Lanahan, Matt Lanahan,9 Ryan Lanahan, Alex LeBarron and Alivia LeBarron, two great-grandchildren, Emily and Caitlynn Lanahan and several nieces and nephews. Two brothers, the late Theodore LeBarron and James LeBarron, a sister, Jean LeBarron and a grandson, Noah LeBarron also predeceased him. A funeral service will begin on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 8:15 A.M. at the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 NY-7, located in Raymertown and thence to Our Lady of Victory Church in Sycaway at 9:30 A.M. where a Mass of Christian Resurrection will be held Celebrated by Fr. Randall Patterson. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 from 3:30 – 7:30 P.M. Memorial contributions, if desired, at the request of the family, may be made to the Pittstown Volunteer Emergency Corps., 60 Parker School Road, Johnsonville, NY 12094 in memory of John B. LeBarron.

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Published in The Record on July 9, 2013