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Vernon Lester LaVoie

November 30, 1951 - April 10, 2020

Vernon Lester LaVoie, 68, currently a resident of New Port Richey, FL  born in Troy, NY, and raised in Grafton, NY,  passed away peacefully on Friday, April 10, 2020.  Vernon was pre-deceased by his loving parents, Lester Vernon LaVoie and Leola Elma (Light) LaVoie; son Shayne Lee LaVoie , a.k.a “Potsie” and siblings: brother, Harold LaVoie;  sister,  Althea (LaVoie) Rich.  He is survived by his wife, Deanna (Jensen) LaVoie, daughter, Bobbi Lynn LaVoie DeFilippis & son-in law Michael E. DeFilippis; Son, Lester Vernon LaVoie; step-daughter, Lori Lyn Whitman.  Grandchildren: Tyler James Shaw, Eric Michael DeFilippis, Colton Dean LaVoie, Dallas Elizabeth Campos, Cheyanne Lyn Campos, Savannah Ruby Campos.  Sibings: Leslay (Gary) Lackey, Alma (Richard) Bedford and Mary (Dan) Decker and several nephews and nieces.   He enjoyed the simple life, he served in the United States Army, a previous member of the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department.  His passions were watching: Dallas Cowboy football games, WWE, Nascar and Mash on TV.  He enjoyed his career driving a Tri-Axle, previously employed at Troy Sand and Gravel, “Sweet 16”, Troy, NY;  Cemex and C&C Peat of Groveland, FL.   Services will be scheduled at a later date, to be determined.  The family would like to send the most gratitude to Gulfside Hospice of New Port Richey during his transition.

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