It is with a great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Joseph LaPointe on Friday, October 31st, 2014.
Joe was born in Campbellton NB on April 14th 1947, and lived in Quebec until 1954 when he moved to Halifax NS, where he lived until he joined the Black Watch in 1964. In 1966 he transferred careers and joined the RCAF as an Areo Engine Tech, in 1974 he again transferred careers and became a Flight Engineer. He was a proud member of the RCAF for 36 and a half years. During his time in the military he spent time in many provinces, many countries and in the air, which was one of his favorite places to be. After retiring from the military he became a commissionaire, in which recently was honored for 12 years of service. Joe was overflowing with life and love. He was enthusiastic and boisterous and loved to be surrounded with family and friends whether at home or at the campsite. He touched everyone he knew and was a very caring and compassionate person. The most important part of Joe’s life was his Grandchildren he cherished every visit and every phone call.
Joe was married to Pauline LaPointe (Roussy) on November 30, 1968 ; they would have been married 47 years.
Joe is survived by his two children, Michael LaPointe and his wife Mary, Nicole Wyant and her husband Wayne; his 3 grandsons Robbie, Jakob and Joshua; and the rest of his family and friends.