---- — JOHN E. LAPLANT SR., 67, of the East Rd., Burke died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family and Hospice of the North Country. Born in Chateaugay, N.Y. on Aug. 28, 1945, he was the son of Clarence and Ramona (Jock) LaPlant. Calling hours will be held 12 - 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Chateaugay Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home chapel at 2 p.m. with Rev. Marty Connor officiating. Burial will take place at Ridgeway Cemetery, Burke.