Gerald LaPointe

Obituary of Gerald LaPointe

PUTNAM - Gerald A. LaPointe, born in Webster, MA September 19, 1934 passed away peacefully at home on April 14, 2018. He was the son of Henry and Cecile Alarie LaPointe, both deceased.

He is a 1954 graduate of Putnam High School. Gerry was a native of Putnam and owned and operated Gerry's Western Auto in Putnam for many years. He also worked at Rotman's Furniture in Worcester, MA as a sales associate and a manager in the bedroom department. He was a past President of the Putnam Jaycees and a member of the Putnam Chamber of Commerce. Gerry enjoyed gardening, traveling, fishing and cycling.

He leaves a son Stephen LaPointe and his wife Donna of Pomfret Center, a son John LaPointe of Putnam, a grandson Dustin Curtis of Pomfret and 2 great grandsons. He was predeceased by his son Michael LaPointe in 1994, his brother Richard LaPointe in 2016 and his former wife and beloved lifetime friend Roberta Barlow LaPointe in 2017.

A Memorial Mass will be May 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence Street, Putnam, CT. www.smithandwalkerfh.com