Joseph Myron LaBar, 76, of Tunkhannock, passed away on Dec. 25, 2021, at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Chrisanne Belles LaBar.
Born in Derby, Conn., on Nov. 14, 1945, he was the son of the late Joseph M. and Ardena Brungess LaBar.
Joseph served his country during the Vietnam Conflict as a Staff Sargeant in the United States Air Force. He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He owned and operated Mile Hill Collision since 1987. He had a love for cars and car restorations.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons: Jeff and wife Dawn, Dustin and wife Laura, and Mekhi; daughters, Jessica, Samiah, Kassidy, and Liz Derry and husband Eric; grandchildren: Justin LaBar, Hazel and Sawyer Derry; and two great grandchildren.
He was preceded in
death by daughter, Carrie Smurkowski; and brothers: Ken, David, and Carl.
Funeral services will be held at a later date.
Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.
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