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Robert C. LaBar

Robert Cletus LaBar, 89, passed away at Doylestown Hospital on Wednesday, May 11, 2022. He was born in Wind Gap, PA on February 22, 1933 to the late Gerald P. and Mabel (Kessler) LaBar. Robert was predeceased by his three brothers: Walter Physher, Delbert LaBar and Kermit LaBar.

He graduated from Bangor High School in 1951 and Penn State University in 1960, with a BA in Secondary Education. Robert was a loyal fan of the Nittany Lions. He honorably served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955, serving one year in Korea as a tank commander.

Bob taught middle school in the Centennial School District for 38 years, and also taught night school at the Bucks County jail for 30 years. He belonged to many masonic organizations, served Meals on Wheels, and was very active on several committees at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather and will be sorely missed. He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Bickel) LaBar; son, Richard (Rebecca) LaBar of Belmont, N.C.; daughter, Jo (John) Schmidt of Plumsteadville, PA; grandchildren, Benjamin LaBar, Kelsey Black, Wesley Schmidt, Drew Schmidt, and Jared Schmidt; and two great-grandchildren, Luca and Aria Black of Belmont, N.C.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 for Bob’s funeral service at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main Street in Doylestown. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Memorial Fund of St. Paul’s, 301 N. Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901.

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    Tuesday, May 17th, 2022
    11:00 AM

    St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Doylestown
    301 North Main Street
    Doylestown, PA 18901

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