Violet L. LaPorte
Violet L. LaPorte, 80, of Ferris Court, Plattsburgh, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at UVHN:CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Plattsburgh on Oct. 1, 1939, the daughter of John and Hazel (Pinsonneau) Duell.
Violet married Michael LaPorte in 1960.
She enjoyed spending time with family, picnics, fishing, camping and watching NASCAR, especially Kevin Harvick.
Violet is predeceased by his parents, her husband Michael, a sister Mary Baker and a daughter Jane.
She is survived by her children, Steven and Rita LaPorte, Carla LaPorte, Jeffrey and Heidi LaPorte, Mark and Rose LaPorte, Karen Ashline, Brandon McCauslin, Amber LaPorte and a son-in-law, Earl Dresser, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and one on the way, several siblings and many beloved nephews and nieces.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St. in Plattsburgh. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Brown Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be in St. Alexander's Cemetery in Morrisonville at a later date.
Donations in Violet's memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center, C/O The Foundation of CVPH.
Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, (518) 561-3980. Online condolences may be offered at
Published on January 25, 2019


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