Mary Elizabeth LaPointe, 92, of Clay Hill in Claremont, NH, died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.
She was born in Concord, NH, on August 23, 1928, the daughter of Patrick and Cathryn (Lyons) Mahon and had resided in Claremont since 1954. Mary was a graduate of St. John’s High School in the Class of 1947 and had one year at St. Joseph’s Nursing School. She worked at the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company in Concord from 1949 – 1954 and in Claremont from 1955 to 1956. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, the AARP and was a strong supporter and active member of the Claremont Senior Center and was a former twenty-five year member of Court Virgil H. Barber #892 Catholic Daughters of the Americas. She was a wonderful cook and was known for her special pasta sauce.
The surviving family includes her husband, Joseph Ronald LaPointe of Claremont whom she married on June 26, 1954, in Concord; one son, Thomas Patrick LaPointe of Claremont; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by five brothers, John, Edward, William, Richard and Bernard.
Friends may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Tuesday, June 1st, from 11AM to 12:30PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary’s Church on June 1st at 1PM with Very Rev. Shawn M. Therrien, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lake Sunapee VNA or St. Mary Church renovation Fund.
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