Carl Labus Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Carl Louis Labus

July 29, 1938 - January 11, 2014
Obituary

Carl Louis Labus, 75, of Raleigh, NC, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014. He was born on July 29, 1938 in Gary, IN to John and Victoria Labus. Carl was a 43 year retired executive of IBM, a former Boy Scout leader, avid woodworker and reader. He was active in Cursillo, prison ministry and Habitat for Humanity. Prior to IBM, he served in the US Navy on the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard. Carl is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandy Lawrosky Labus of Raleigh, NC; sons, Danny (Gavin) and Carl of Raleigh, NC, John of Miami Beach, FL, Jim (Jackie, Alexandra & Connor) of Charlottesville, VA ; brothers: Ed...
Carl Louis Labus, 75, of Raleigh, NC, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014. He was born on July 29, 1938 in Gary, IN to John and Victoria Labus.

Carl was a 43 year retired executive of IBM, a former Boy Scout leader, avid woodworker and reader. He was active in Cursillo, prison ministry and Habitat for Humanity. Prior to IBM, he served in the US Navy on the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard.

Carl is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sandy Lawrosky Labus of Raleigh, NC; sons, Danny (Gavin) and Carl of Raleigh, NC, John of Miami Beach, FL, Jim (Jackie, Alexandra & Connor) of Charlottesville, VA ; brothers: Ed (Darlene), Jerry (Gayle); sisters: Sr. Francine, Lori (Wes); Sister in-law Joyce, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother John.

The Visitation, Memorial Mass and Reception will all be held on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 11401 Leesville Rd., Raleigh, NC, beginning at 12:30 PM. Committal service will immediately follow the Mass at the Church Columbarium. The family will then receive guests at the reception.

In lieu of flowers, tribute contributions may be made in Carl's name to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at http://www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/tributes or by phone at 888-733-6741.

Please visit www.MitchellatRMP.com to sign the online guestbook.

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"I was so sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to every one in Carl's family." Bill Eberhardt (Oxnard, CA)

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 46 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

News & Observer, The
Carl Louis Labus July 29, 1938 - January 11, 2014 Raleigh Carl Louis Labus, 75, of Raleigh, NC, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2014. He...

Read obituary at News & Observer, The.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.