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152 Worcester Street
PO Box 75
North Grafton, MA 01536
Phone: (508) 839-4491
Bernard LaPointe

Bernard LaPointe

Wednesday, August 5th, 1936 Friday, April 17th, 2020

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Obituary for Bernard J. LaPointe

GRAFTON: Bernard Joseph LaPointe Jr. died April 17, 2020 at home after a two-year battle with cancer. Bernard leaves his loving wife of 57 years, Janice (Sabonaitis), their children, Lori-Ann Foley and husband Dick and son Ryan of Millbury, David LaPointe and his partner Kimberly Sullivan and children Benjamin and Sydney of Holden, and Brian LaPointe and wife Roya and daughter Sarah of Redondo Beach, CA. Bernard will be missed by his brother William LaPointe of Shrewsbury and sister Linda and husband Robert Beaudry of Brookings, OR. He was predeceased by siblings Barbara LaPoint and John LaPoint. Bernard will be missed by his nieces, nephews and many friends of whom he was so fond of.
Bernard was born August 5, 1936 in Worcester, MA son of Bernard Sr. and Minnie LaPoint. He spent his early years in his family home close to the North Grafton depot and attended St. John’s High School on Temple Street, Worcester. Upon graduation, Bernard enlisted in the United States Marine Corp, serving proudly for ten years active and reserve. Following his discharge as a Staff Sergeant, Bernard went to work for Pratt & Whitney Aircraft in East Hartford, CT for 36 years as an electrical supervisor while earning his bachelor’s degree from Central New England College. After retirement, he could be found working part time for the Grafton Police as a special duty policeman and then customer relations for Sterling Concrete until age 82.
Bernard was always active in the local community and a true Grafton native. He was always aware of ongoing construction projects, maintaining his electrical license, and making friends with all involved. During his boys’ younger years, he coached and lead the Grafton Little League as President. However, a greater impact can be found at St Mary’s Church in North Grafton where he led the annual Bishop’s Fund for many years along with many untold acts of generosity and kindness. Bernard was a devoted Catholic with a deep faith in God and lifelong love of his Catholic faith. His work ethic and exemplary life prepared him to meet his God in heaven.
In his golden years, Grampy enjoyed his time with Grammy watching his four grandchildren play sports, taking them on family vacations, and proudly guiding them to maturity.
Burial will take place at St. John’s Cemetery in Worcester, MA. Unfortunately, there are no calling hours due to the current COVID-19, however, a Memorial Mass is planned for June or later. To honor his memory, please be generous with a donation to the St. John’s Food for the Poor Program at St. Francis Zavier Center at 44 Temple Street, Worcester, MA 01604. These past few years, the St. John’s Church in Worcester was very comforting and allowed for peaceful reflection.
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Wil Guglielmello

To the Lapointe family my condolences to all . Always enjoyed conversations I had with Bernie. Quite a gentelman, rest in peace Bernie
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Fred Potenti

My sincere sympathies to Lori and family and your Dads passing. May God rest Mr. LaPointes soul. Peace, Love & Health to his family. Freddie Potenti- Four Seasons restaurant.
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Joan Cronin

Janice & family - I /we are so sorry about Bernie’s death. We hope he didn’t suffer too much & know now he is at peace. He had a strong faith and is now with God and his family in Heaven. We are happy he & you attended Gil’s 80th Birthday & our 45th anniversary party in 2017 at the Spencer Inn. We all had a good time & Gil & Bernie were relatively healthy!! So sorry we can’t attend any wake now due to covid-19 virus rules BUT please let us know when you are having a memorial service for him in June or later!! God Bless! Joan Cronin & family in Shrewsbury
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Mary Stanley

My deepest condolences to you, Auntie Janice, to Lori, David, and Brian and your families. Uncle Bernie truly demonstrated what it means to have a strong faith and I was fortunate to call him my godfather. He will be missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Mary Ellen
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Debbie Duval

Janice, Lori Ann , David and Brian we are so sorry for loss May you find comfort with your families.
The Turpin’s
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