He leaves his wife of 53 years, Shirley M. Banfill; a daughter, Mary A. Laplante of Florida; two sisters; Janet H. Desrosiers and her husband Edward of Auburn and Karin Hutchinson and her husband Walter of Worcester; and two nephews.
Born in Worcester, the son of the late Henry V. and Helen E. (Peterson) Laplante, he was educated in Auburn schools.
Mr. Laplante worked as a custodian for the Worcester School Department for many years.
Funeral and burial plans are private. For online condolences, please visit www.brittonfuneralhomes.com.