FORT EDWARD – Geraldine (Infield) LaPoint, 94, formerly of Burgoyne Avenue, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center in Lenox, MA.
Born on June 26, 1922 in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Stephen and Lena (Bombard) Infield.
Geraldine was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School, class of 1939. The following year, on November 21, 1940, she married Harlan LaPoint at St. Paul’s Church in Hudson Falls. He passed away on March 7, 2007, after 67 wonderful years of marriage.
Geraldine worked at the Hudson Falls Central School cafeteria and the Fort Hudson Health Care
Facility food service. She loved both jobs, as it gave her the opportunity to interact with children and the elderly.
Geraldine was a communicant of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church and belonged to the Court Mater Dei Catholic Daughters of America. She was also a member of the 60 Plus Senior Citizens of Hudson Falls and Fort Edward.
Her enjoyments included bowling, knitting, playing cards and performing in various minstrel shows in the area. Geraldine loved singing in the minstrel group while her husband, Harlan played the guitar.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her two sisters, Dorothy Smith and Leona Hubbard and her four brothers, Donald Infield, William Infield, Gerald Infield and Harold Infield.
Surviors include her son, David LaPoint and his wife, Joyce of Fort Mill, SC: her two daughters, Sister Maria Jude, CSJ of McSherrystown, PA and Pamela Mackie and her husband, David of Lenox MA; her three grandchildren, Kari Pons and her husband, Rob of Mashpee, MA, Jeffrey LaPoint and his wife, Catherine of Charlotte, NC and Sean Mackie and his fiancée, Lani of Taunton, MA: three great-grandchildren, Bryce LaPoint of Charlotte, NC, Christopher Pons of Mashpee, MA, and Megan Pons of Mashpee, MA; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the Carleton Funeral Home, 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls, NY.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m., on Friday, April 7, 2017, following the calling hour at the funeral home, with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.
The Rite of Committal will follow at Union Cemetery in the Town of Fort Edward.
In lieu of flowers, the Family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., PO Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828 or to St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s Church, 11 Wall Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839.