Joel M. Labriola Sr. of Jacksonville Fl, formerly from Bethlehem Pa. passed away May 13, 2021 after a battle with Pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer.
Born January 31, 1958 in Bethlehem Pa. he was the son of The late John Labriola and the late Jane Labriola. Joel graduated in 1975 from Liberty High school, and graduated from the Allentown police Academy in 2000.
Lt. officer Joel Labriola retired from Moravian College in 2017 after working there for 22 years. Joel started at Moravian college as a dispatcher before working his way up and completing the police academy.
Joel previously worked at Valley motor Parts & Muhlenburg hospital.
Joel was a loving husband (of 41 years), father of three, and grandfather of 5 who will be deeply missed.
He is survived two daughters, Shannon and her husband Charles (Myers),of Easton, Lindsey and her husband Hernando (Merced),of Jacksonville, FL, her son, Joel Jr. and his wife Kirsten, of Phillipsburg NJ, and his five grandchildren, Alycia, Ava, Samuel, Lucas, and Grayson.
A Celebration service will be held during the summer.