DRACUT - Thomas R. LaPointe, age 89, a longtime resident of Dracut died unexpectedly Saturday, March 26, 2022 at his home. He was the beloved husband of Maureen R. "Moe" (Lafferty) LaPointe, with whom he would have celebrated 70 years of marriage on January 31st.
He was born in Lowell on March 20, 1933, and was a son of the late Thomas J. And Stella (Dyszczyk) LaPointe. He received his education in Lowell Schools and he was a graduate of the former Keith Academy. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Lowell (now UMass Lowell).
Thomas served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Prior to his retirement, Thomas was employed for 30 years as a police officer for the City of Lowell. Earlier in life he was employed by General Electric in Lowell.
Thomas' greatest joy in life came from spending time in the company of his loving family. He also enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots.
He was a longtime member of the Massachusetts Police Association and the Lowell Elks Lodge.
In addition to his wife, Thomas is survived and will be deeply missed by his two sons, Thomas J. LaPointe and his wife Nancy A. of New Bedford and Terrance J. LaPointe and his wife Linda of Tyngboro; seven grandchildren, Christopher LaPointe and his wife Noelle of Dracut, Mark LaPointe of Chelmsford, Timothy LaPointe of Chelmsford, Stacey Goncalo of Fall River, Tyler Cabeceiras of New Bedford, Courtney Butler of Fall River, and Chantol Butler of Fall River; three great grandchildren, Jackson, Brayden, and Carter LaPointe; his sister, Margaret Callery of Millis; two sisters-in-law, Sharon Dolan and her husband Thomas of Newman, GA and Denise Lafferty of Hudson, NH; and many nieces and nephews.
He was also the brother of the late Richard LaPointe and the brother-in-law of the late Joseph Callery and Thomas Lafferty.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend Thomas' Life Celebration at the MCKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell on Thursday, March 31st from 9:00 until 10:00am followed by his Funeral Mass to be celebrated at 11:00am at St. Francis Church in Dracut. Burial will be private.