March 22, 1933 - February 3, 2014

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Obituaries » LEO LAFLAMME

LAFLAMME, LEO, of Barre, passed away February 3, with family and friends at his side. Born Joseph Leo Fernand LaFlamme (he never used Joseph) in Graniteville, to Angeline and Ernest LaFlamme on March 22, 1933. He was a hardworking farm boy, with a talent and passion for baseball. The family farm and homestead was in Lower Websterville, near what is now the site of Barre Town Elementary School. He graduated from Spaulding High School in 1951. He was an avid sports fan and particularly enjoyed following the New York Yankees, New York Giants and Boston Celtics. He was active in youth and American Legion baseball, as both a coach and umpire. A Barre resident for all of his adult life, he laid flooring and carpet for almost everyone in central Vermont during his working career. Leo served his country for two years in Korea and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He leaves behind his son, Paul, of Biddeford, Maine; one grandson; a stepson, Reggie White, and wife, Niki; his former wife, Elsie; various nieces and nephews. Family was very special to Leo. He was especially proud of his young grandson, grandniece and grandnephew. His four siblings, Roland, Camil, Annette (Augustoni) and Marcel, predeceased him.

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