Gilbert W. Lapointe

March 23, 2018


S. ATTLEBORO- Gilbert W. Lapointe, Sr., 79 passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 23, 2018. He was preceded in death, ten days earlier by his loving wife Irene A. Lapointe. With whom he shared 58 years of marriage.

Gil was born in Pawtucket, RI and was a son of the late Joseph and Claire (Beaudette) Lapointe.

Gil owned and operated Lapointe Auto Body in Attleboro, MA and Gil's Aquarium in Pawtucket, RI along with his wife Irene for many years until their retirement. He was a member of the Rhode Island Tropical Fish Society and the Knights of Columbus. Gil enjoyed raising animals on his property as well as gardening. He raised his own African Violets and was also a grower of giant pumpkins. Gil also enjoyed spending time photographing nature and stamp collecting.

He is survived by his son, Gilbert Lapointe, Jr. and his wife Tina of Methuen, MA; daughter, Suzanne Dean and her husband Donald of Ft. Myers, FL; brother, Gene Lapointe of RI; sisters, Jackie Giroux and her husband Thomas of Pawtucket and Rachel Etherington and her husband Michael of VA; grandchildren, Adam and April; great-granddaughter, Natalie and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Gilbert and Irene will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 11am in the Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home, 126 South Main St., Attleboro.

The family will receive relatives and friends prior to the service from 10-11am in the funeral home.

Donations in memory of Gilbert and Irene may be made to La Salette Shrine 947 Park St. Attleboro, MA 02703


MAR 31. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home
126 South Main Street
Attleboro, MA, 02703

Funeral Service

MAR 31. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home
126 South Main Street
Attleboro, MA, 02703

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