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Elizabeth M. LaPointe

October 26, 1937 ~ July 31, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

WINCHENDON – Elizabeth M. “Betty” “Tunny” LaPointe, 83, of 106A Ipswich Drive, died peacefully Saturday morning, July 31, 2021 in her residence, with her family at her side.

 

She was born in Chester, VT. on October 26, 1937, daughter of the late Clifford and Alvina (Brooks) Blake and lived in Winchendon for many years.

 

Betty worked at Digital for many years as a data entry operator and later worked at the Beverage Barn.  In earlier years, she was a nurse’s aide at the former Open Arms Nursing Home.  Betty was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and Eugene M. Connor Post 193 American Legion Auxiliary.  An Elvis fan, a Neil Diamond fan and a Boston Red Sox fan, she loved to spend time with her family and grandchildren, often attending their sporting events.

 

Her husband of 56 years, Richard Thomas LaPointe, died in 2012.  She leaves ten children, Michael R. LaPointe and his wife Doreen, Ricky T. LaPointe and his wife Kim of Fitzwilliam,  Kim LaPointe of Bonita Springs, FL, Tammy L. Paul of Winchendon, David A. LaPointe and his wife Danielle of Winchendon, Sharon L. LaPointe and her wife Michelle Blanchard of Winchendon, Karen L. Boutell of Ashburnham, James D. LaPointe and his wife Janine of Winchendon, Tina Laperriere and her husband Ricky of Winchendon and Tracy L. Snyder of Saco, ME; three sisters, Thelma Benoit of Westminster, Norma Anderson and her husband Ray of Athol and Gloria Kelley of Gardner; 23 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren as well as  many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by a son Baby Dick LaPointe; a grandson Shaun Thompson; brothers, Richard Blake, Donald Blake, Clifford Blake, Kenneth Blake and Frederick Blake; sisters, Beverly Campbell, Shirley Croteau and Lorraine Chadwick and sons-in-law, Arthur Paul and Dennis Snyder.

 

Funeral services will be held Friday, August 6, 2021 at 1 P.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.  Funeral services may be viewed on the funeral home website at the following link: https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1153713

 

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.

 

Calling hours in the funeral home will be Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 4 to 7 P.M.

 

Memorial donations may be made to Eugene M. Connor Post 193 Scholarship Fund, PO Box 116, Winchendon, MA 01475.

 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 5, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home
343 Central Street
Winchendon, MA 01475

Funeral Service
Friday
August 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home
343 Central Street
Winchendon, MA 01475

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