Charles LaPlante Obituary

Charles   LaPlante
Charles LaPlante

August 13, 1923 - October 14, 2018
Born in Lawrence, MA
Resided in East Lyme, Connecticut


East Lyme - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved dad, Charles "Chuck" J. LaPlante, 95, of Niantic, on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Charles passed away peacefully after a short illness.

He was born Aug. 13, 1923, in Lawrence, Mass, the son of Joseph and May LaPlante.

Charles was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Claire.

He leaves behind two sons, Charles LaPlante Jr. of Niantic and Craig LaPlante and his wife, Holly, of Oakdale; a daughter, Colleen Gregson and her husband, Brian, of Southington; two sisters, Zelda Murtha and Shirley Nott; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; as well as a very dear friend Helen Spinato.

Charles served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired from Pfizer's and was a communicant of St. Agnes Church. He was a volunteer and active member of the East Lyme Senior Center and a member of the American Legion.

Calling hours are from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, in St. Agnes Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the East Lyme Senior Center.




Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home
48 Grand Street
Niantic, CT US 06357
Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Agnes Church
22 Haigh Ave.
Niantic , Connecticut United States 06357
Friday, October 26, 2018
11:00 AM
St. Mary Cemetery
600 Jefferson Avenue
New London, CT US 06320
Friday, October 26, 2018

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