Obituary of Oscar J. LaBarge
Daily Hampshire Gazette, Northampton, MA
24 October 1949, p 3 col 5


Oscar J. Labarge of 162 South Main street, Leeds, died Saturday at the home of his sister, Mrs. Eva Morin of 29 Dartmouth street, Easthampton, where he was recuperating after treatment at the Cushing Veteran's hospital in Framingham. Born in Canada, son of the late Anthony and Evaline (Mosse) Labarge, he had resided in this city for 40 years. He served in the World War I with the 152d Depot brigade. Besides his wife, Emelda (Thouin) Labarge, he leaves four sons, Lester of Holyoke, Rene and Raymond of Leeds and Norman of Skowhegan, Me.; two daughters, Mrs. Lorena Goble and Mrs. Anita Kountois of Leeds; also his mother, Mrs. Eveline Labarge of Leeds, and fiver sisters, Mrs. Morin of Easthampton, Mrs. Fay Tessier of Willimansett, Mrs. Rosina O'Brien and Mrs. Bertha McClellan of Leeds and Mrs. Helene Jordan of Newark, N.J.; fours brothers, Henry and Wilfred of Leeds, Jerry of Florence and Adelard of Philadelphia; six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be at the Reynolds funeral home at 8:15 Tuesday, with a high Mass of requiem in St. Catherine's church in Leeds at 9. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery Haydenville.

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