Thomas Edward LaFave, 71, of Firefox Road, Plattsburgh, NY, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020 at UVHN:CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his family by his side. Thomas, Tom, Tellis, papa, dad, was born in Plattsburgh on June 17, 1948 the son of Tellis and Esther (Lavarnay) LaFave. He went straight in to the railroad after high school and retired after 40 plus years. He was devoted to his catholic faith and his family.
Tom was predeceased by his parents, his siblings; Peter, Jack, Jerry, Thelma and Peggy. He is survived by his daughters; Dayna, Angela and Alison, grandchildren; Marlee, Keagan, Abby, Dalton, Madison, Blake and Ryan, a sister Sally and a brother Steve, several nieces and nephews also survive him.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday February 8, 2020 at 11:00 am at St. John’s Church in Plattsburgh. Inurnment will follow at St. Peter’s Columbarium in Plattsburgh.
In lieu of flowers donations in Tom’s memory may be made to his daughter Alison Timmins-Ordway for expenses or The Fitzpatrick Cancer Center.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.