Age 71, of Mt. Lebanon, unexpectedly passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Patricia (Patnik) Labanc for 46 years; loving brother of Timothy (Margarite) Labanc; son of the late Andrew and Pauline Labanc; caring brother-in-law of Gregory E., Ron F., and Donald E. Patnik; proud uncle of Dina and Andra Labanc. Mr. Labanc graduated from McKeesport High School, Penn State University with a Bachelor's degree in Education and Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Master's degree in Education. He was a teacher and head of the Social Studies Department at Baldwin High School for ten years. Mr. Labanc then worked in sales for the private sector at Ritter Engineering for ten years. He then continued his career in education as Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools at Upper St. Clair Twp. for over ten years. He then returned to the classroom where he was head of the Social Studies Department until his retirement in 2009. After retirement as a tour guide, Mr. Labanc became a popular tour director at Rivers of Steel, initially at Carrie Furnace, and then expanding to city tours including brew, craft beer and sport tours. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State fan. Mr. Labanc was well loved and will be truly missed by all who knew him. Funeral arrangements by BEINHAUERS. Friends and family are welcome at 2828 Washington Rd., McMurray 724-941-3211 on Sunday 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m., where a Blessing Service will be held Sunday 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Light of Life Rescue Missions and to the Humane Animal Rescue. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.
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PostedNovember 22, 2017