Frank "Buddy" P. LaBarbera

November 23, 1939 - October 11, 2020
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Frank “Buddy” LaBarbera, age 80, United States Marine Corp, beloved husband for 57 years of Adrienne (nee Fila); devoted father of Angela (Jeff) Mehalek and Joseph (Sue) LaBarbera; cherished Papi of Marissa (Tyler) Reaumond, Mia LaBarbera, Martin Mehalek, Jeffrey Mehalek, Sam LaBarbera and Josh LaBarbera; dear brother of Dolores (Matt) Kropidlowski; fond brother-in-law of Marilynn (John) Cioper and Jerry (Joan) Fila; loving cousin and uncle to many. Visitation Friday 3-8 P.M. at Lawn Funeral Home 7732 W. 159th St. Orland Park, IL 60462. Funeral mass and interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Andrew Weishar Foundation or The Reaumond Foundation. Funeral Info: (708) 429-3200.
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  • Visitation

    Friday October 16, 2020 | 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday October 16, 2020 3:00pm - 8:00pm
    Lawn Funeral Home - Orland Park
    7732 W. 159th St.
    Orland Park, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday October 17, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Saturday October 17, 2020 12:00pm
    St. Damian Church
    5250 W. 155th St.
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Fr. Joe Noonan



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The Mecaskey Family

Posted at 09:38pm
In loving memory of Frank "Flash" LaBarbera. He will be missed. Wishing Peace, Prayers, Blessings, & Courage to the Family.

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Lisa Castiglia

Posted at 11:24am
Joe and family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. Sending you strength to get through this difficult time.

Cristiee Vallrugo

Posted at 05:11pm
With heartfelt condolences. We are thinking about you and your family during this difficult time.
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Mick, Dorie Sullivan

Posted at 11:07pm
We were friends with Frank since we were teenagers in Bridgeport we will miss him greatly as will Adrienne and his family we are very sorry our prayers are with you
Mick and Dorie Sullivan

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