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Val James Laub

January 9, 1952 ~ December 8, 2021 (age 69)

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 Val James Laub, 69 of Dawson, passed away peacefully, Wednesday evening, December 8,2021 at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital while being comforted by his wife.

He was born January 9, 1952 in Uniontown, the son of the late Arthur E. Laub and Louise Gorham Laub.

Val was a native of Uniontown, and a graduate of West Virginia University 1974. He was employed by Herald Standard for 39.5 years. He started his career in 1974 as a mailroom employee. He held positions as District Sales Manager, Circulation Distribution Manager, Circulation Director, and assumed the role of Publisher on July 15,1996. He was part owner of the Former Phil’s Nightclub of Dawson for 7 years. He was recently a part time employee for Tractor Supply, Mt. Pleasant for 2 1/2 years. He was a social member of Scottdale Fireman’s Club, the Moose lodge, Sons of Italy and the Fairview Club all of Connellsville.

He was a Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Brother to all his family and a friend to all who knew him.

Val is gone from our lives, but will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved him,

His Loving Wife, of 4 ½ years, whom he married, May 11,2017;

Teri Lyn Laub of Dawson and His Step Daughter Trista Keefer and Husband Jared of Brownsville

His Loving Children,

Craig R. Laub of Morgantown, W.V.

Vaughn R, Laub of Uniontown

His Step Grandchildren:

Colt and Axton Keefer of Brownsville

His Siblings:

Christopher G. Laub of Farmington, PA,

Jo Anne Martin and Husband Robert of Peachtree Corners, GA.

His Niece:

Rebecca Gaunt and husband Christopher of Marietta, GA.

His Nephew:

Matthew Martin of Brooklyn, NY

His Great Nephew:

Connor Gaunt of Marietta, GA.

In addition to his parents, Val was preceded in death by:

His Brother, Alan “Oop” Laub

Val’s family will greet friends in the Frank Kapr Funeral Home, Inc. 417 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale, Pa. 15683 Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 2 – 4PM & 6- 7:30PM at which time his Funeral Service will begin with Pastor David McElroy, Officiating.

Masks are REQUIRED to be worn during the visitation and service. 

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