MAPLETON - Terry J. LaPointe, 66, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 15, 2012, at a Bangor hospital. He was born March 26, 1946, in Presque Isle, the son of James E. "Jack" and Muriel A. (Oakes) LaPointe.
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He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Era. Terry worked as a head mechanic at Converse Shoe Co., Presque Isle, for many years. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans Chapter Bernard L. Coro No. 22, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vietnam Veterans of America. He loved music and enjoyed playing his guitar. Terry was a kind man, very compassionate, always willing to help others.
He is survived by his mother, Muriel LaPointe of Fort Fairfield; two sons, Toby Lapointe and his wife, Christine, of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and Travis LaPointe of Mapleton; his best friend and caregiver, Sue McMann; two brothers, Hollis LaPointe of Bennington, Vt., and Tylor Lapointe of Presque Isle; three sisters, Carla Hays, Heidi James and Narda Guiou, all of Fort Fairfield; five grandchildren, CJ, Tylor, Lindsie, Abbie and Samantha; and one great-grandson, Matthew. He was predeceased by his father, James E. "Jack" LaPointe.
Friends may call noon-1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, at the Celebration Center, Route 1A, Fort Fairfield, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. with the Rev. Mark Babin officiating. Interment will be at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.
Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 17, 2012