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Joseph Edgar LaPlante
WOONSOCKET- Joseph Edgar LaPlante 89, of Ward St. died Sunday December 30th. He was the husband of the late Rita M. Charrette.
Born in Woonsocket he was the son of the late Eugene and Eva (St. Jean) LaPlante.
Mr. LaPlante was an aeronautical engineer at Quonset Point Naval Station for twenty six years retiring thirty nine years ago. He served in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He coached Bernon Little League Baseball's Farm League and Woonsocket Youth Hockey for many years. He was a member of the National Organization of Retired Federal Employees.
Mr. LaPlante is survived by his son Dennis LaPlante and his wife Judy of Cumberland, a sister Doris Couture of Woonsocket and a companion Millie Kennedy of Woonsocket.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10:00 AM in Holy Family Church, South Main St. Woonsocket. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham. Please visit
www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.