Terry J. LaPointe

Posted Nov. 16, 2012, at 7:49 p.m.

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.

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.

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