Francis Eudore LaPointe

Born: Fri., Jun. 24, 1932
Died: Wed., Jun. 23, 2021


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jun. 27, 2021
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home


Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 AM Mon., Jun. 28, 2021
Location: St. Mary's Church


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Francis Eudore LaPointe, 88, of Jewett City passed away peacefully at home with his loved ones.

He was born in Pachaug, CT to the late Edmund LaPointe and Aldora Varieur LaPointe. He was married on November 5, 1955 to the love of his life Claire Bachand. He retired from Electric Boat in 1994 and kept busy at the Griswold Elderly Housing and coaching the Special Olympics.

Frances is survived by his wife of 65 years Claire, three sons, Donald (Mariann), John, Paul (Kathy), four daughters Barbara Turner (John), Karen Richardson, Jean LaPointe, Carol LaPointe, eleven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was not only an avid sports fan; he was an outstanding athlete in High School and into his senior years. He won numerous trophies in Softball and Bowling. He competed in the Senior Olympics at the State, Regional and National Level.

Calling hours will be Sunday June 27, 2021 from 5 to 7 PM at the Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home 490 Voluntown Road Jewett City, CT.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday June 28, 2021 at 10 AM at St. Mary’s Church Jewett City, CT with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery Lily Pond Road Griswold, CT.

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Howard Rose
   Posted Fri June 25, 2021
Fran was a man who by his lifestyle and actions inspired the rest of us to be better people. May you rest in peace, my friend. Howard Rose

Phil Anctil
   Posted Sun June 27, 2021
Fran was a GREAT man, and guided me to become a track and field coach for many years. He made many people successful . His great family are his true legacy .
Phil Anctil

Jane Delaney
   Posted Mon June 28, 2021
Don, sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for you and your family. 🙏🙏

Shirley and Donald Walsh
   Posted Wed June 30, 2021
Deepest sympathy to the LaPointe Family.

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