Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road
In Memorial


HARBERT, Brian D. Age 29. Beloved son of Stan and Nancy (nee Mathis). Dear brother of Amy Libbey (Mark), and Jason. Dear uncle of Kayla, and Colin. Please meet at St. John Neumann for Funeral Mass Fri. Nov. 26 10:30am. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Visitation Wed. Nov. 24  3-5 and  6-8 at Zabor Funeral Home 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow). In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Muscular Dystrophy Association 7050 Engle Road # 106 Middleburg Hts. Oh 44130.

Messages of Condolence

  1. Mr. & Mrs Harbert & Family;
    Please accept my most sincere condolences at the loss of your dear son and brother Brian. I and my family will lift you in prayer and ask our Lord to give you comfort and solace in this time of grief. God knows your needs and desires to meet them, may he richly bless your memories of a beloved son.

    Nick Mastropietro

  2. Dear Harbert Family,

    We want to express our condolences to your family.

    Celebrate Brian’s life to the fullest. Talk about him. Help each other laugh again.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all,

    Jane, Nathan,
    Megan and William Minnaar

  3. Stan,

    I am sorry for your loss. I know you loved your son very much. I remember may discussions we had and how you spoke of him as a concerned and proud Dad. Below is an old Irish blessing. I hope we can talk soon.

    Death leaves a heartache
    no one can heal;
    Love leaves a memory no
    one can steal


    Mark Lamison

  4. Stan,
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Please feel free to call if you ever just feel like talking. THe loss of your son is unimagineable and as parents we understand how they have enrichened our lives.

  5. Brian, I am pleased that I popped in for one of my visits last week. I can still see your smiling face in my minds eye. With my antics I could always bring a series of smiles to your face at the expense of whom ever was there with you. I will miss your kind and noble character and will feel cheated that you were taken from us at this time in your inevitably too short life. Some may struggle to put your passing into perspective. They’ll dwell on your MD and the struggles you are now free from. For me and Judy … we’ll remember the dignity and strength you and your loved ones so openly displayed.Your mom and dad showed how truly precious life can be. You maintained your dignity through this long ordeal. I have become a better person through these years through having know you and by seeing the strength of your character shine through your life’s situation. God bless you and your family Bob & Judy

  6. So sorry to hear about Brian, he had a long life and was very loved. you are all in our thoughts and prayers and know that he is up and running in heaven.

    Ellen, James, John, Anthony and Lauren Payne

  7. Stan, you have my deepest sympathy and you and your wife have been in my prayers for your loss. I will see you tomorrow.

  8. Dear Stan and Nancy:
    We were saddened to learn of Brian’s passing. He was a fine young man, a real fighter, and it was an honor for us to know him. Please accept our sincere and heartfelt condolences and prayers for Brian and your family.

    He rests in the arms of Our Lord.

  9. I am so sorry to hear about Brian. I remember how supporting and loving of a family you all were and are. I am so sorry for your loss.

  10. Harbert Family:

    My deepest condolences to the Harbert family on the loss of your son. May you find inspiration and hope in your family, faith and friends. Also, take time to listen to music and poetry as it soothes
    both the heart and soul.


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