Albert LaPlume, 84, passed peacefully at home on Jan. 30. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Baker) LaPlume for 64 years. He was the son of the late Gerard and Antoinette (Pekala) LaPlume.
“Al” was a millwright, retiring in 1985 from Oliver Barrette Millwrights. He was a member of Local 94, a Kent Hospital Incorporator and a member of East Greenwich Veteran Fireman’s Association. Always available to family and friends whenever help was needed, he was a gifted man that could do anything.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Linda Weinstein (Allan); son, Robert LaPlume (Sharon); grandchildren, David and Jessica Weinstein, Mark LaPlume; and great grandchildren, Lauren and Noah LaPlume.
A sincere thank you to our extended family and friends for their support, in addition to all his caregivers, who became a loving part of our extended family.
His funeral will be Saturday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. at the Hill Funeral Home, 822 Main St., East Greenwich. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Friday, Feb. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Greenwich Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 184, East Greenwich, RI 02818.