Robert LaBombard, Sr.
Robert LaBombard, Sr.
Robert LaBombard, Sr.
Robert LaBombard, Sr.
Robert LaBombard, Sr.

Obituary of Robert "Bob" A. LaBombard, Sr.

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Robert “Bob” A. LaBombard, Sr., 77, of Halfmoon, beloved husband for 52 years to “Cris” Mary Christine Lobdell LaBombard, peacefully entered into eternal life surrounded by his loving family in the comfort of his home on Wednesday, June 5, 2024.

 

Born in Albany, New York, he was the son of the late Arnold P. and Lydia Uvyn LaBombard and was a graduate of Colonie Central High School and the Watervliet Arsenal Machinist Apprenticeship Program.

 

Mr. LaBombard was a decorated U.S. Army veteran having served as an SP4 in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970 and was the recipient of the Purple Heart Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), the EXP M-14 Regulation Army M-14 Qualification Bars and his Honorable Discharge for his distinguished service.

 

Bob retired in 1999 from the Watervliet Arsenal where he had been employed as a Machinist for 25 years.

 

Bob loved playing his LOTTO numbers, cards, especially “Card Night” every Saturday, dancing, the New York Mets and most of all being with his entire family. He also enjoyed travelling, cruises and visiting many different countries.

 

Beloved husband to Cris, devoted father of Michele L. (James) Smith, Carol A. (Jamie) Johnson, Robert A. (Angela) LaBombard, Jr., Jason P. LaBombard and Jessica M. (Stephen) Kinney, cherished grandfather “PaPa” to Meghan Neander, Alyssa (Michael) Stopera, Joshua Smith, Hannah Johnson, Nicholas Smith, Baylee Johnson, Payton Kinney, Makhylee LaBombard, Ashlyn LaBombard, Ian Kinney and Ryleigh LaBombard, adored great grandfather “PaPa” to Sarah Neander, Hadleigh Neander, Luna Smith and Makenna Stopera, loving brother of James R. (Kimberly) LaBombard, Patricia L. “Patty” (late, Michael) O’Toole and the late Daniel J. LaBombard, also survived by his loving aunt Joan (late Roger) Uvyn, several nieces and nephews and their families and his fur-baby Lacie. He was predeceased by two additional fur-babies Sophie and Sambuca.

 

Relatives and friends are invited to Calling Hours on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 RT- 9, Clifton Park, NY  12065 and to his Funeral Service which will be held in the funeral home on Thursday morning at 10:30 a.m.

 

Interment with military honors to include the U.S. Army, the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Honor Guard and the Patriot Guard Riders will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2024 at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville.

 

The LaBombard family would like to express their most sincere gratitude to Jennifer Motel with Community Hospice of Saratoga for her loving care, compassion and dedication which she provided to Bob and his entire family.

 

Those desiring, may make memorial contributions to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675-8516 or to the American Cancer Society, One Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110, in memory of Robert “Bob” A. LaBombard, Sr.

 

The LaBombard family asks that you join them to honor and to continue to celebrate Bob's life following the services at Saratoga National Cemetery on Thurday at the " K of C" - Knights of Columbus Hall, 328 Troy-Schenectady Rd., Latham, NY 12110.

 

 

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Wednesday
12
June

CALLING HOURS

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton Park, New York, United States
Thursday
13
June

FUNERAL SERVICE

10:30 am
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
1550 Route Nine
Clifton Park, New York, United States
Thursday
13
June

INTERMENT WITH MILITARY HONORS

12:30 pm
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States
Thursday
13
June

RECEPTION TO HONOR BOB

1:45 pm
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Knights of Columbus Hall
328 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, New York, United States
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Robert LaBombard, Sr.

1947 - 2024

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