Charles ‘Chuck’ LaPierre

Charles “Chuck” LaPierre, 64, of Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born in Saranac Lake on June 12, 1955, he was the son of Richard and Jeanette (Whitelaw) LaPierre.

Chuck was a lifelong resident of Saranac Lake and had been employed by ORDA at Mount Van Hovenburg for many years. Everyone who knew him will remember him for his kindness, quick wit and sense of humor.

He is survived by two daughters, Teresa (Michael) Klaus of Saranac Lake and Carolann (Kyle) Goodwin of North Carolina; six sons: Jonathan (Jodi) LaPierre of Saranac Lake, Christopher LaPierre of Bloomingdale, Brian LaPierre of Saranac Lake, Charles LaPierre of North Carolina, James LaPierre of North Carolina and Joshua Jerome of Plattsburgh; three sisters: Deborah (Marcel) Cox of Moira, Jenny (Don) Tozzi of Arizona and Nanette (Jim) Hooley of Brushton; 19 grandchildren: Brian, Jonathan, Alexander, Cassandra, Taylor, Elisabeth, Matthew, Alyssa, Chayse, Emma, Brayden, Matthew, Isabel, Kaden, Jackson, Zackariah, Abigail, Jaelynn and Olivia; one great-granddaughter, Claire Elizabeth; longtime friend Jerry Farley; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, mother and infant brother Kevin.

Funeral arrangement are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. Funeral services and interment will be private and at the discretion of the family.

Friends wishing to remember Charles LaPierre may make memorial contributions to Saranac Lake Volunteer Rescue Squad in care of the funeral home. Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.