WINDHAM, N.H. — Robert A. LaPlume, 72, of Windham, NH passed away December 23th after a period of failing health.
He was born January 5, 1939 in Lawrence, MA to the late Joseph E. and Delvina (Bechard) LaPlume. He graduated from Central Catholic High School, Lawrence, MA and Massachusetts Trade Shop School, Boston, MA. Bob was a licensed Master Electrician in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and founded and operated LaPlume Electrical for over 44 years.
He was a communicant of St. Matthews's church in Windham, NH. Bob was a charter member of the Salem Contractor's Association. He loved spending time at Lake Winnipesaukee with his children and grandchildren and spending his winters in Florida. He was predeceased by his son Scott LaPlume and his siblings Theresa Chute and Richard LaPlume.
Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 53 years, Colette M. (Chasse) LaPlume of Windham; his loving children David and his wife Sheryl of Danville, NH, Kathleen and her husband William Brady of Bedford NH, Nicole and her husband Timothy Scott of Manchester, NH and Jolene and her husband Robert Arrighi of Merrimack, NH and his brother Gerard and his wife Maureen LaPlume of Salem, NH. He also leaves 10 grandchildren Christina and Brian LaPlume, Adam, Jonathan and Sarah Brady, Danielle and Matthew Scott, Erik and Brett Glendye and Josie Arrighi and one great-grandchild Blake Brady.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours are Thursday, Dec. 29th from 9-11:30 AM at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main St., Salem, NH. The Funeral Mass will be at 12:30 PM at St. Matthew Church, Windham, NH. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob's name to: Ridgewood Center Activity Fund, 25 Ridgewood Rd., Bedford, NH 03110. To send a message of condolence to the family, please view the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.