Daniel L. LeBarron Sr.May 06,2013Daniel L. LeBarron Sr.
SHAFTSBURY — Daniel L. LeBarron Sr., 97, died Saturday, May 4, 2013, at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, following a brief illness.
He was born in White Creek, N.Y., Oct. 22, 1915, the son of the Eliza (Colby) and Melvin LeBarron Sr., and received his education locally.
He married the former Elizabeth Gaefka Oct. 20, 1940, in Bennington. Mrs. LeBarron died in 2006.
Mr. LeBarron worked at farming until in his 40s and then went to work at Tansitor Electronics from which he retired in 1981.
He enjoyed gardening, was known for his ability to play checkers and dominos, and was an avid deer and turkey hunter.
Survivors include a daughter, Faye Hardy of North Bennington, and a son, Daniel Jr. of Shaftsbury, with whom he lived; five grandchildren; four sisters, Florence Baker, Sue DeMarsico, Olive Chesbro and Janet Burch; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was also predeceased by three brothers, Melvin Jr., Ralph and Loren, and two sisters, Bessie and Edith.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 9, at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home.
Burial will be in Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge, N.Y.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Second Chance Animal Shelter in Shaftsbury, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
For online condolences, visit www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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