Richard Stanley Labonski, 81, of Huntington Beach, CA, passed away on March 25, 2019 in Fountain Valley, CA . Richard was born in Shenandoah, PA to Stanley Martin Labonski and Helen Catherine Luckasavage on January 9, 1938. He went to West Mahoney Township High School and graduated in 1955. He went on to earn a BS in Engineering at Northrup University. He worked as an Aerospace Engineer for 51 years for such companies as Aerospace Corporation, L3 Communications, Raytheon, Hughes Aircraft and Rockwell. He enjoyed camping in Yosemite, watching Star Trek, telling fortunes, making pancakes with weird stuff in them, requesting details and taking cruises when he retired.
Richard is survived by his sister, Winifred Mohutsky. He is also survived by his three daughters and sons-in law; Clorinda & Robert Jacobson, Melanie & Thatch Durbin and Brynda & Jason De Arte. He is survived by four grandchildren; Briar-Rose Jacobson, Seamus De Arte, Tungsten De Arte and Magenta De Arte. He is survived by 11 nieces and nephews: Laura (Patrick) Mealia, Helen A Reese, Harry (Barbara) Reese, Melissa (David) Malloy, Ralph (Victoria) Mohutsky, Michael (Paula) Mohutsky, Valerie Mohutsky, Lenny (Mary) Labonski, Bret (Lorna) Weishaar, Randy (Jennifer) Weishaar, Eric (Sherry) Weishaar and Jeff (Melissa) Weishaar. He is also survived by his girlfriend of 11 years, Alma Frigo.
Richard is predeceased by his wife of 41 years, Jo Ann Labonski. He is also preceded in death by his Brother, Leonard Labonski, sister, Mildred Post, sister, Helena Reese, and nephews Stanley and Clarence Reese.
Funeral Service will be held at St. Bonaventure Church in Huntington Beach on 4/16/19 at 9:30am. Burial will follow at Riverside National Cemetery at 12:30pm. Visitation will be held at Dilday Chapel on 4/15/19 from 4 through 730pm. Heritage Dilday Memorial Services will be handling the funeral arrangements.
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