Massena: Guy J. LaPointe, 88, of County Route 46, Massena, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital.
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Guy was born on February 22, 1933 in Massena, the son of the late Maurice and Eva (Villemaire) LaPointe. He graduated from Massena High School in 1952 and then joined the US Navy where he was honorably discharged after four years. Guy married Phyllis LaShomb on November 30, 1957 at Sacred Heart Church. Together, they had three sons, Greg, Scott & Andrew. Phyllis predeceased him on December 17, 1980. He later married Eilagene Eagles LaCourse in 1989.
Guy worked as a Police Officer for Massena Police Department for over 30 years, retiring in 1994. He enjoyed riding his bicycle as often as he could and mowing the lawn on his John Deere. In his younger years, Guy enjoyed riding his Honda motorcycle and was an avid NY Yankees fan. Guy was a past member of the AMVETS Post #4 and Massena Elks Lodge #1702.
Guy is survived by his wife, Eilagene; two sons, Gregory and wife Nancy LaPointe, Andrew and wife Mary Lou LaPointe, both of Massena; a daughter-in-law, Jodean LaPointe (Scott) of Georgia; a step daughter, Kris LaCourse Amundson and husband Ray of California; a sister, Nancy LaPointe of Parishville; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son Scott LaPointe in 2012; a brother, Gerald LaPointe and a sister Lucile Smith.
Guy was a dedicated Red Cross blood donor and had donated several gallons of blood over his lifetime. Contributions may be made to the American Red Cross in Guy’s name.
Friends and family are invited to call on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 2:00 until time of service at 4:00 pm at the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Massena at a later date.