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Richard J. Labriola

  • On January 31, 2020

Richard J. Labriola, age 93 of Moon Township, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020. Born on November 5, 1926 in Pittsburgh, he is the son of the late John C. and Mary E. Labriola. Beloved husband of 63 years to Ada Labriola; loving father of Lorraine (James) Dwan and Dr. Donna (Dr. Robert Miggantz) Labriola; brother of Louis F. (Arlene), Dr. Robert A. (the late Martha), the late John C. (surviving spouse Catherine), the late Dr. William H. (the late Rose Marie), the late Donald E. (the late Antoinette), the late Gerald E. (surviving spouse Josephine); grandfather of Jenna (Jon) Block, Dr. James J. Dwan, and Sydney Miggantz; great-grandfather of Mila Block.

Richard was a graduate of Peabody High School. He was a WWII veteran and proudly served in the US Navy as a radar man on the USS Kleinsmith. After retirement, Richard and Ada traveled to US ports of call to reunite with his fellow shipmates from the USS Kleinsmith. He worked as a machinist for Nabisco for 48 years until his retirement.  Richard had an innate ability to repair anything. As a life-long Pittsburgher, he was an enthusiastic Steeler fan.

Family and friends will be received on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm at Pittsburgh Cremation & Funeral Care, 5405 Steubenville Pike, Robinson Township, PA 15136 (412) 787-1800. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 9:30 am at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1 Parish Place, Coraopolis, PA 15108. Entombment will follow at Calvary Cemetery with military honors.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at www.PittsburghCremation.com.


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Frank t Denk Sr
  • Jan 31 2020
I’m so sorry to here about Richard death . Richard was always fun to be with very smart man he would do any thing he could for anyone. I worked with Richard in the M&R department for 25 years. We were very good friends. May he Rest In Peace in the hands of God . Frank T Denk Sr Pgh.pa
Patrice Donnelly Berkley swim mom
  • Feb 2 2020
So sorry for your loss Lori, and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I'm so very happy you had that last day with your dad Lori, that will hold so many special memories. Our parents are very special people, and so hard to lose. Love and hugs to you all.
Elaine Milhollan
  • Feb 2 2020
Ada, you and your family have my sincere sympathy in the loss of Richard. I worked at Carol Leone’s Dance when Sydney Maggantz danced. I also live on Berringer Court and belong to St. Margaret Mary Church. You are in my thoughts and prayers!
Lori pierson
  • Feb 3 2020
We are very sorry for your loss, mr. Labriola was such a nice person, a joy to be around. Rest In Peace The physical department in Robinson