Obituary of Joan LaBarge WEST CARTHAGE — Joan A LaBarge, 86, longtime resident of West Carthage, passed Thursday evening, December 20, 2018 at Ellis Farm Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. She suffered a fall at home. Born in Watertown January 9, 1932 to Robert and Rose Staie Kitts. She graduated from West Carthage High School in 1949 and was Salutatorian. She retired from Watertown Savings Bank 1994. She was a trustee for Village of West Carthage in late 1970’s. She was a 38-year member of Bassett-Baxter American Legion Auxiliary. Joan loved to read, she was a wonderful cook, play cards, trips to casino, and spending time with her family. Married to Ernest Francis LaBarge April 4, 1951. in St James Catholic Church, Carthage. Together they had 5 children. She is survived by Christine (Frederick) Metzger, Peter (Rita) LaBarge, Lisa LaBarge and Michael LaBarge. Six grandchildren; Erik, Kate, Nicole, Megan, Blake And Alexis. A daughter in law Sherri LaBarge, brother Robert (Sally) Kitts and sister Karen Kitts. She is predeceased by her husband Ernest 1982, son David LaBarge 2015, and sister Gail Kitts 2009. Services will be at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage on Thursday December 27, 2018. Calling hours will be held from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM with a service in the Chapel at 12:00 PM with the Rev. Wayne Arnold officiating. A luncheon will follow at 1:00 PM at the Carthage American Legion. At the request of the family, in lieu of flowers, please donate to your local food pantry. Online condolences may be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joan A LaBarge 1932 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Carthage, state: New York