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Paul W. Laabs

March 22, 1941 - September 23, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: September 28, 2019

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11am in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 405 Church St., Hawley with Rev. Colleen Cox officiating.

Friends may call Saturday morning from 10am until time of service.

Internment will be private in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 405 Church St. Hawley, PA 18428.

Paul W. Laabs of Hawley, died Monday evening at home. His wife was the former Lois Frisbie who died in 2004.

Born in Hawley, son of the late August and Catherine Van Wagner Laabs, he was a graduate of Hawley High School and Lackawanna Junior College. He was a devoted member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hawley. Paul was a proud Freemason and Past Master of the former Hawley Lodge and was a member of Honesdale Lodge #218. Prior to his retirement he spent his career as a field inspector with PPL.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving stateside during the Vietnam War.

Surviving are sons Jeffrey and his wife Catherine of Scranton and Damon and his wife Jacqueline of Ashburn, Virginia; grandchildren Patrick, Michael, Emily, and Daniel.

He was preceded in death by brothers Robert and Roger.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11am in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 405 Church St., Hawley with Rev. Colleen Cox officiating.

Friends may call Saturday morning from 10am until time of service.

Internment will be private in Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorial contributions be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 405 Church St. Hawley, PA 18428.

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