Auburn - George F. LaBarge, Sr., 100, of Auburn, MA (formerly of Sturbridge, MA), died Sunday, April 26, 2020, at the Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Worcester.
George's wife, Dorothy M. (Cleary) LaBarge, died October 3, 2001. They were married March 25, 1944. He is survived by his sons, George F. LaBarge, Jr., of Acton, MA, and Gerard P. LaBarge of South Carolina; his grandchildren, Renee Purcell and Gerard LaBarge; and his sister, Lorraine LaPerrier of Brookfield, MA. He was predeceased by a brother, Clarence A. LaBarge, and 5 sisters, Viola Sauriol, Beatrice Buron, Bertha Cusson, Gladys Desy, and Irene Mayo.
Born June 29, 1919 in Worcester, MA, George was the son of the late Clarence A. and Alphonsine (Beauvais) LaBarge. He was a veteran of the US Army Air Corps. He retired in 1978 from the US Postal Service in Auburn, MA, where he worked for 36 years, retiring as the Superintendent of Postal Operations. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church in Auburn; previously he was a member of St. Anne's Church in Fiskdale, MA. A Life Member 4th Degree Knight, he also served as a Past Grand Knight of the Auburn Council 4158 of the Knight's of Columbus. He was a member of the Central MA Postal Supervisor's Association, the American Motorcycle Association, and the American Legion Post 109.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA is handling private arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to kindly consider making memorial donations for George's favorite charity, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Due to the current social limitations, the family would like if you would share a memory or leave a message at sansoucyfuneral.com
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