Gary G. LaForest

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Gary G. LaForest, 83, formerly of Ollivetti Place, passed away, March 14, 2019.
He was born in Chazy, N.Y., on March 30, 1935, the son of George and Dora (Caron) LaForest.
Gary married the former Vivian Riley on Feb. 6, 1954. He worked for the City of Plattsburgh as a Heavy Equipment Operator and retired in 1990 after 39 years of service.
Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Vivian LaForest of Plattsburgh; daughters, Susan and Jerry Garritillo of LaFayette, N.Y., and Laura and Mark Lareau of Peru; grandchildren, Aaron and Becky "Faith" Garritillo, Travis Garritillo, Josh and Nicole LaSalle and Michelle Lareau; great-grandchildren, Emily Garritillo, Shay Garritillo, Raquel LaSalle, Audrey LaSalle, and his first great-grandson arriving in May; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.
Entombment will take place in Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens in Plattsburgh.
Donations in his memory may be made to the Plattsburgh Salvation Army.
To share a memory or condolence with the family, please visit www.rwwalkerfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh.
Published on March 18, 2019
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9 posts

Stephen law
Mar 20, 2019
He'll allways be in our hearts for ever
Mike a Settevendemio
Mar 19, 2019
Sorry for your loss! Gary was a very kind man he will be missed by all who
knew him. Work with my Dad Tony at DPW for over 30 years.
Leon and Janice Trombley
Mar 19, 2019
With sincere sympathy, thoughts and prayers
Roger Girouard
Mar 19, 2019
GARY AND I WORK A DPW WHEN I GOT OUT OF ARMY IN 72, HE ALL SO WORK WITH STEP FATHER TONY S, HE WAS A NICE GUY; SORRY FOR YOU LOST
Leanne Trombley
Mar 18, 2019
So very sorry, love and prayers to you all
Kelli Hewson
Mar 18, 2019
Dear Laura and Family, I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I hope the good memories bring you peace and strength. Sending prayers and hugs.
Tamela Robinson
Mar 18, 2019
Laura, I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
Susan Steward-Angles
Mar 18, 2019
I'm saddened to hear of Gary's passing. We often chatted and he always had a witty remark! He will be missed .
Holly McQuinn (Garrow)
Mar 18, 2019
very sorry for your loss.