Richard W. LaPort

Richard W. “Dick” LaPort, 69, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2013. He was born on March 18, 1944, son of Joseph R. and Lula Deming LaPort.

Dick was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, residing his whole life in Edinburg. Dick was predeceased by son Joe, parents and sister Dora.

Dick is survived by his wife of 50 years, Evelyn; son, Richard; daughters, Tina (Mike), Tracy, and Bonnie (Ron); sister, Rose; brother, Robert; grandchildren, Richard (Mandi), Tiffany (Chris), Ashley (Robert), Mindy (Zach), Tia, Melissa; and great-grandson, Hunter.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, October 12, at 2 p.m. at the Edinburg Firehouse for friends and family. In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to Edinburg Volunteer Fire Company, 7 North Shore Road, Edinburg, NY 12134.

Interment will be in Batchellerville Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Home. Condolences may be made to the family online at

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