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“Nancy, Johnny, Roger, Bobby and DannyI'm very sorry for your loss of a wonderful man ( and my godfather). I cherish the memories of when we were kids...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Sherri Russo - Greenfield Center, NY

“Nancy, I send my sincerest sympathies and condolences to you and your family. I met Jack when we played fast pitch softball in East Glenville more...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Jim Teahan - Yorba Linda, CA

“wE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. kEEPING THE ENTIRE Roger & Irene - We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Tim & Sandy Rarick - Slingerlands, NY

“Nancy and family so sorry for your loss. He was a great guy! He will be missed. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: stacy austin - cohoes, NY

“Roger & Irene - We are so sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Tim & Sandy Rarick - Slingerlands, NY

“Nancy, Johnny, Roger, Bobby and Danny,I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I have so many fond memories of visiting you all. Jack was such a kind,...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Carla Russo - Philadelphia, PA

“Roger,Irene and FamilySo sorry for your loss. Much love, thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Philip, Mary Lucy and Todd - FL

“Our thought and prayers go out to all of you during this difficult time. Uncle John was always a ray of sunshine and always had a huge smile and hug...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Janine LaPointe-Fraleigh

“Dear LaPointe Family, Our heart goes out to you all during this difficult time. My family and I are praying and thinking of you during this...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Donelle Moffatt - schenectady, NY

“Wishing we could be with you during Uncle John's celebration of life. We will never forget his love for life and family. Keeping all of you in our...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family at this difficult time. May you find piece in Gods blessings. Remember all the memories and...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Viola Metz - Schenectady

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GLENVILLE – John C. LaPointe, Sr., 83 passed away peacefully on Easter Monday, March 28, 2016 at Albany Medical Center Hospital after a long illness. He was surrounded by the love and devotion of his family.
John was born in Brooklyn a son of the late Norman and Ida Mae (Henry) LaPointe, Sr. He was raised in Schenectady and graduated from the former Nott Terrace High School, class of 1950. John worked at the MICA Company, before enlisting in the US Air Force, where he honorably served his country from 1951 – 1955. He was employed with the New York Telephone/ Verizon as a lineman and later as a senior testman, retiring in 1992 after 38 years of service. He was a sports enthusiast; a catcher and 1st baseman for his softball league; an avid Notre Dame and NY Yankee's fan and a huge movie buff, possessing an extensive collection of films.
John lived his life with patience, honor, respect and commitment; a legacy he leaves to his loving family.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy Czub LaPointe, whom he married on October 6, 1956; devoted sons; John C. (Kathleen) LaPointe, Jr., Roger J. (Irene) LaPointe, Robert J. LaPointe and Daniel M. LaPointe, Sr.; his treasured grandsons, John C (Leah) LaPointe, III, Matthew H. LaPointe and Daniel M. LaPointe, Jr.; brothers, Norman (Dolores) LaPointe, Jr. and Ronald (Audrey) LaPointe and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held on Friday at 9 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union Street and then to St. Anthony's Church, Seward Place, where a Mass will be celebrated at 10am. Interment with military honors will follow in Sts. Cyril & Method Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Thursday from 4 to 8 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in John's memory to Muscular Dystrophy Assoc at Muscular Dystrophy Association - WEB PO Box 97075 Washington, DC 20077-7258, or online at