Richard A. LaBruto, 67

July 05, 2013

Richard A. LaBruto, 67, of Mount Joy, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2013 at Ephrata Community Hospital. Born in Newark, NJ, he was the son of Anthony and Mary (Dispensiere) LaBruto. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia (Wenzel) LaBruto, to whom he was married 41 years.

He previously worked as a Detective for the Police Department in Newark, NJ. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 12 in New Jersey. Richard enjoyed playing golf, fishing, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Virginia, is a daughter, Lisa M. Montalbano, wife of Michael, of Parsippany, NJ, son Michael G. LaBruto, husband of Diane, of Morgantown, brother Steven LaBruto, husband of Patricia, of Rahway, NJ, step-mother Evelyn LaBruto, of Lake Mary, FL, and three grandchildren, Lauren, Jonathan and Andrew.

A Memorial Service will be held at (12 Noon on Saturday, July 20, 2013) at Hopewell Christian Fellowship Church, 2286 Hopewell Rd Elverson, PA 19520 with Pastor John Szymanski officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Richard’s memory to Aseracare Hospice, 315 Primrose Lane Suite 101, Mountville, PA 17554.

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Condolences to the Family

July 17, 2013

Ginny and family,
I read about Richard’s passing and wanted to express my deepest sympathy, It’s been a long time.  He was a great guy.
May he rest in peace.

Antoinette (Anita) Russo
Union, New Jersey

July 15, 2013

Steve – Sorry to hear the news of your brother.  If he was like you, he was a great guy that will be missed.
Michael Russell

July 12, 2013

   Sorry to hear about your father.
Chris Lackowitz

July 12, 2013

To the LaBruto Family. My deepest condolences on the passing of Richie. Although I never worked with Richie I knew him from his time with the Detective Bureau. Also he and I attended many FOP meetings together. He was a good Detective and a good friend.                                   Sincerely,                                    Lt. Daniel J. Daly(Ret)                                                                      Newark Police Department

July 12, 2013

My condolences to the LaBruto family. Rest in peace my friend,you will be missed by your brothers and sisters of the Newark Police Department.                                 John Costa

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