Name: Orris M. LaPlante
Date of Death: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Residence: Chittenango, NY
Obituary: Orris M. LaPlante, 67, of 6860 Bolivar Rd., Chittenango, NY, passed away on Tuesday, March 17, 2009, at her home with her loving family at her side. She was born on October 22, 1942, in Lee Center, the daughter of Lewis and Mary Moore Sykes. She attended Holland Patent schools. In 1961, she was united in marriage to Ronald J. LaPlante in Westernville.
She was employed by Utica Converters for several years.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Orris was a member of the Western Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and was an avid Bingo player.
Surviving besides her loving husband, Ronald; are a son and daughter-in-law, Louis A. and Lauri LaPlante, of Kirkville; four sisters and three brothers-in-law, Orvis Beckwith, of Floyd, Charlotte and Wayne Swancott, of Lee Center, Jennie and Kenneth Marsden, of Boonville, and Catherine and Clifford Foster, of Hubbardsville; one very special grandson, Johnathon LaPlante; and several nieces and nephews. Orris was predeceased by a son, Todd LaPlante; two brothers, Joseph Sykes, and Duane Sykes; and a sister, Marlene Sykes.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 20, 2009, at 2:00 PM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome. Interment will take place in the Steuben Cemetery in the spring. Family and friends are invited and may call at the funeral home on Friday from 12:00 (noon) to 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Orris’ family. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.nunnandharper.com.
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