A. Laribee, 60, of 34108 Jackson II Road, died Wednesday,
Nov. 28, at SUNY Upstate Hospital, Syracuse, where he has
been a patient after suffering a heart attack on Nov. 12.
Born April 15, 1952, in Watertown, the son of the late
Wilbur B. and Ann P. Miterko Laribee, he was a 1970 graduate
of Carthage Central High School and later attended JCC.
He married Janet E. Esposito on Aug. 9, 1980, in
George’s whole career was in sales where he worked for
Upstate Food Brokers, Syracuse, T.J. Lipton for 15 years,
Proctor & Gamble, Millstone Coffee, Gray’s Wholesale,
Clayton and currently as a product service associate for
Lowe’s in Watertown.
Mr. Laribee was a member of the BPOE Lodge # 1762, Carthage
where he was a former Exalted Ruler from 2005-2006, 5 year
Trustee and a former Chairman of the Drug Awareness Program
for the North Central District, member of the Knights of
Columbus Council # 291, Carthage and 4th Degree
member of the Bishop Conroy General Assembly Knights of
Columbus, the Eagles Club of Watertown and St. Rita's Church
An avid bowler, he was a member of the 700 Club of Watertown
and was a Hall of Fame member.
Surviving are his wife, Janet E., Great Bend; two daughters,
Briana L. Scott, Raeford, N.C., and Amber M. Laribee, Great
Bend; a son, George A. Laribee Jr., Great Bend; two
grandchildren, Riley and Lucas Scott; a sister, Ann Marie
Eddy, Deferiet; a brother, William Laribee, Great Bend; and
nieces and nephews.
keeping with George’s wishes, there will be a celebration
of his life 3 to 6 p.m. Monday,
Dec. 3, at the B.P.O.E. Lodge # 1762 on Fulton St. in
Carthage. His body will be cremated.
Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home,
lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the
Elks Lodge, Carthage or to St. Rita’s Church, Deferiet.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.bezanillafh.com.
Information provided by Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.