LAFOUNTAIN - A Mass of Christian burial for Wayne R. Lafountain, 65, of Altona, who died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, at the Aria Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa, was celebrated at 1:30 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Holy Angels Church in Altona. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Gilbert O. Boisvert, Pastor and concelebrated by Rev. Gerald Cerank, Pastor of St. Ann's Church in Mooers Forks. The organist was George Shnob. The pall was placed by his sons Clay and Brent and grandchildren Brittany, Abby, Aleyah and Hunter. The crucifix was placed by his wife Peggy. The readers were Wanda Lafountain and Chad Magoon. The offertory gifts were presented by Crissy MacDonald and Allison Manor. The eulogist was Chad Magoon. The pallbearers were Scott Lafountain, Shawn Lafountain, Craig Lafountain, Mark Lafountain, Brock Leclair, Eric LeClair, Adam LeClair and Hunter Lafountain. Burial followed in the parish cemetery where Reb. Boisvert read committal prayers and poems were read by the grandchildren. Arrangements were entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 3123 Miner Farm Road, Altona, NY 12910. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.
Plattsburgh Airport to receive $76,000
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Cheers and Jeers: July 28, 2014
CHEERS to the Algonquin Chapter of Adirondack Mountain Club for sponsoring three field trips. JEERS to people who start noisy home-improvement projects early in the morning on the weekends.
Letters to the Editor: July 26, 2014
Letters by readers from around the North Country.
Speakout: July 26, 2014
What people around the region are talking about.
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