Paul R. LaPorte

Paul R. LaPorte age 90 loving father, grandfather and brother passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2022, at Brian’s House. He was born on April 27,1932, to Ernest J. and Valatha M. (Chanting) LaPorte. Paul married the love of his life Delores (Brunett) on September 6, 1952, at St. Anne’s Church in Linwood, Michigan. Paul Served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Pinconning Journal, and the Catholic Weekly in Flint, Michigan.

Paul enjoyed golfing, watching football, and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. He is survived by two sons Ricky (Ann) LaPorte and Keith LaPorte; grandchildren Jacinda and Chadd Wittkopp; great-grandchildren Garrett and Gage Krzysiak, and Kaiden and Kyler Wittkopp; son-in-law Richard Wittkopp; step-grandsons Kevin, Keith, and Karl VanHorn; sisters and brothers Norman LaPorte, Darlene Burr, Lenore Carstens, and Jonathan LaPorte; sister-in-laws Ardis Neering and Kathy Brunett; special friends Jim DeYoung and Family, and Connie Esterbrook. Paul was predeceased by his parents, his wife Delores in 2003, son Darcy in 1985 and daughter Cynthia in 2015, brother and sisters-in-laws Edmund Burr, Jack Carstens, Roberta LaPorte, Walter Neering, George and Theresa Charbonneau, Vaughn Hilon, and Karen and Bernard Brunett.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 2 pm from the Rivertown Funeral Chapel with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may visit at the funeral home on Thursday, from 10 am until time of service.

Rivertown Funeral Chapel, Kawkawlin, MI, was in charge of arrangements.

The Pinconning Journal

110 E. 3rd St.
PO Box 626
Pinconning, MI 48650

Office Number: 989-879-3811
Regular Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm,
Friday Closed

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