HAMLIN – Gerald R. Lapierre, 80, passed away on August 12, 2014 at a Van Buren health care facility. He was born in Hamlin on May 12, 1934, son of the late Armand and Martha (Parent) Lapierre. Gerald was a communicant of St. Bruno church and a Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, council #1635 of Van Buren. He was a member of the church choir for many years as well as a church lector. His favorite past time was spending time with his family at the lake. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty years, Constance (Duperry) Lapierre of Hamlin; six children, Gary Lapierre of Jacksonville, FL, Elaine Ouellette and her husband Vern of Van Buren, Steve Lapierre and Nola Thibodeau of Van Buren, Judy Roy and her husband George of Lisbon Falls, Sandra Hill and her husband Rick of Jacksonville, FL, Alan Lapierre and his wife Jeanne of Glen Allen, VA; Twelve grandchildren; Joey Lapierre and his wife Liane, Lee Ann Vega and her husband Mario, Jennifer Crawford and her husband Brent, Kerri Garland and her husband Ryan, Tyler Lapierre and his wife Kylie, Connor Lapierre, Eric Roy, Greg Roy and his wife Lucretia, Tim Roy and his wife Sarah, Monica Lapierre, Brian Lapierre, and Kevin Lapierre; twelve great grandchildren, Evan, Jamie, Alexis, Garrison, Mario, Jase, Quinn, Anabel, Emily, Bradley, Landon, Henry; two sisters, Vivian Spielbichler and her husband Otto of Boynton Beach, FL, Velma Troy of Yuma, AZ; many nieces and nephews. Gerald was predeceased by his great grandson, Dayton Lapierre; one sister, Lucille Lapierre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11am on Monday, August 18, 2014 at the St. Bruno Church. Family and friends may call at the church from 9:30am until time of service on Monday. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com
Gerald R. Lapierre
Posted Aug. 13, 2014, at 6:01 p.m.