Born: December 30, 1924
Died: June 16, 1995
Married: Adele Johnson
Children: James LaBrake
Leon LaBrake was a son of William and Alice (Parent) LaBrake. He was a World War II veteran
Adirondack Daily Enterprise, June 19, 1995
MALONE -- Leon A. LaBrake, 70, of Bruso Road in Westville, died Friday, June16, 1995 at his home.
Born Dec. 30, 1924 in Vermontville, he was the son of William and Alice (Parent) LaBrake.
He married the former Adele Johnson at St. Paul's Church in Bloomingdale. Mr. LaBrake served in the United States Army during WWII, serving in Europe and he fought in the Battle of the Bulge. He was honorably discharged.
For more than 35 years, he was employed by the New York State Department of Transportation in Malone, retiring in 1986. He was a past member of the Malone Lodge of Moose, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and vegetable gardening.
Survivors include his wife; a son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy LaBrake of Westville; three brothers, Francis of Bloomingdale, Lawrence of Vermontville, and Lloyd of Lake Clear; two sisters, Mrs. Gene (Rita) Tyler, of Bloomingdale, and Mrs. Henry (Theresa) Tummons of Lake Clear; and two grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents; his stepfather, Martin Doyle; a daughter, Karen; and a sister, Mrs. Marie Macintyre.
Calling hours were held Sunday at the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone. A Mass of Christian burial was to be celebrated at 10 this morning at the Notre Dame Church in Malone with the Rev. William G. Reamer officiating. Burial is to be in St. Paul's Cemetery in Bloomingdale.
Memorial contribution may be made to Hospice of the North Country, Inc. of Malone, or the Westville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department.