Lawrence J LaPoint


Lawrence (Larry) J. LaPoint, 50, of Chateaugay, passed away Thursday, July 11, 2019, at CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh.
Born on June 4, 1969, in Plattsburgh, N.Y., he was the son of the late Phillip LaPoint and Jane (LaBarre) and Ronald McDonald.
He was married to Joelle K. LaFlesh on April 24, 1993.
Larry graduated from Franklin Academy in 1989. He was employed by Burke Farm Supply for the past 18 years and drove a truck for Harrigan Bros Dairy Farm. He was a commissioner for the Chateaugay Brainardsville Fire District and a member of the Chateaugay and Burke Fire Department. Larry was an avid motorcycle rider and was a prospective member of Figure 8 Mountain Hunting Club.
He is survived by his wife of 26 years; mother and stepfather, Jane and Ronald McDonald; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Karen and John Titus, Bernadine and Ed Martin, Cheryl and Lloyd LaMore, Doreen McDonald; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Connie McDonald, Brian and Paula McDonald; mother and father-in-law, Eugene and Donna LaFlesh; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jody and Kelli LaFlesh; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; a special aunt and uncle, Elaine and Jim Woods.
Calling hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home on Monday, July 15 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church, Chateaugay on Tuesday, July 16 at 11 a.m.
Burial will be held in St. Edmund's Cemetery, Ellenburg.
A reception will be held at the Burke Fire Station following the service.
Donations in Larry's memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center, Plattsburgh.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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Brenda & Randy LaPoint
Jul 18, 2019
So sorry to hear about Larry. Your have our deepest sympathy.
Regina Miller
Jul 16, 2019
So, so sorry he will definitely be truly missed what a sweet man he was still is lots of prayers to y’all ❤️
Roxy Ashline
Jul 16, 2019
God bless you Joelle. Larry will be truly missed.
Marsha Siwajek
Jul 15, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Larry was a very special person. He will be missed . With Love and sympathy, Jim and Marsha Siwajek
Louann Merrill
Jul 13, 2019
Thoughts and prayers going out to family sorry for your loss
Robert & Carrie Nichols
Jul 13, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss, Sending our condolences to the families at this difficult time!
Heather Decosse
Jul 13, 2019
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts & prayers go out to all of you at this time.
Matt and Dawn Vincent
Jul 13, 2019
Larry was a great person, and will be missed.
Tom & Theresa Secore
Jul 12, 2019
So sad he was such a young man. Will keep the Family in our prayers. Our condolences for all
Kay Woods
Jul 12, 2019
So very sorry for the tragic loss of this wonderful, kind, and fun-loving man. There are many great memories of Larry and Joelle at camp on the farm... Kentucky Derby days and especially his fantastic karaoke rendition of "Love Shack" at the summer picnic. We will miss him dearly.