Howard P. LaPoint


Howard P. LaPoint

MERRILL – Howard P. La-
Point, 77, of the Shutts Road
died Saturday, March 9, 1991, in
the CVPH Medical Center in
•t Plattsburgh.
He was born Nov. 6, 1913, in
Merrill, the son of William and
Jenny (Davis) LaPoint. He had
been a timber boss with the
Republic Steel Corp. in Lyon
Mountain for more than 35
years before the mines closed in
m 1967.
He was a member of the Lyon
Mountain Memorial United
Methodist Church.
Survivors include seven sons.-
Howard LaPoint, Jr.. Francis
LaPoint and Albert LaPoint. all
„of Merrill, Robert LaPoint of
Lyon Mountain. George LaPoint
and Thomas LaPoint, both of
.Chazy Lake, and William La
Point of Bethel, Conn.; six
daughters, Mrs. Donald (Barbara)
Collins, Jeannette DuBrey,
Sally Kline and Mrs. John (Mary
Rita) Cayea, all of Lyon Mountain,
Mrs. John (Genevieve)
Mailloux of Brainardsville, and
Mrs. Bruce (Diane) Shutts of
Merrill; four sisters, Pearl
Ashline of Lyon Mountain,
Lillian Collins and Evelyn La-
Point, both of Chateaugay, and
Mrs. Carmen (Dorothy) Merrill
of Morrisonville; 31 grandchildren,
17 great-grandchildren and
several nieces and nephews. His
wife, the former Bernice
LaFlesh, whom he married on
May 10. 1932. died on March 10,
1968. One son. Phillip LaPoint,
died on Feb. 12. 1977. Three
brothers, Harry LaPoint, Bernard
LaPoint and Edward La-
Point, as well as one sister,
Geraldine LaMere, died earlier.
Calling hours will be from 2 to
4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at
the Chateaugay Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at
10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lyon
Mountain Memorial Methodist
Church, with the Rev. Fred
Gilbert officiating. Burial will be
at a later* date in the Lyon
Mountain Protestant cemetery.

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