Allegany – Denis L. LaPerle "Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather"
Denis L. LaPerle, of 160 Seneca St., formerly of Allegany, passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019, at the Jones Memorial Hospital, following a long battle with heart and Parkinson's diseases.
Denis was born on May 21, 1938 in Barre, VT and was a son of Donat and Desneiges Lehoux LaPerle. On May 18, 1975 in Chaffee, NY he married his wife of 44 years, Lynn E. Wheeler, who survives.
Denis worked at North Barre Granite in Barre, VT as a Stone/Granite cutter. He moved to Allegany to work as a Stone/Granite cutter for Collins Memorials in Allegany where he worked for several years. Denis moved to Canandaigua New York where he owned and operated his own granite memorial business. He ultimately retired back in Allegany. Denis was a member of St. Bonaventure Church and was formally a member of the Masonic Lodge in VT and Lions Club in Canandaigua, NY. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sports.
Along with his loving wife, Denis is survived by; 4 children, Denis (Christine) LaPerle, Jr. of Brownsburg, IN, Anna (Bill) Nye of Syracuse, NY, Robyn (Tim) Gunther of Bergin, NY, and Cindy (Jeff) Brown of Allegany, NY; 12 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Henry (Anna) LaPerle of Graniteville, VT and Eugene (Sheila) LaPerle of Barre, VT; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends will be received at Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home on Monday, December 30, 2019 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, at which time funeral services will be held. The Rev. James Vacco, Pastor of St. Bonaventure Church, will officiate. Services will also be held in St. Monica Church in Barre, VT in the spring time at a date and time to be announced. Burial will be at St. Sylvester's Cemetery in Graniteville, VT.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Bonaventure Church, 95 East Main Street, Alleghany New York 14706. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com