LaPOINTE, Walter - The family announces with sorrow, his death in Sudbury, Monday, July 24, 2006 at the age of 86 years. Son of the late Paul Aliby and of the late Lauretta (nee Albert) LaPointe. Husband of the late Yvonne LaPointe (nee Mercier) predeceased in 1991. Loving father of Effie Skakoon, Harold LaPointe (Cindy), Lawrence LaPointe (Diane), Viola Lachance (Richard), Myra LaPointe, Jackie Ricker (Terry) all of Val Caron, Walter LaPointe Jr. of Capreol and Diane of Sudbury . Predeceased by his daughters, Rita LaPointe and Joanne Rossi. Dear brother of Leonard LaPointe of Blezard Valley, Ernest LaPointe of Iroquois Falls, Ada Morris of Alban, Ruby Thompson , Mathilda Mercier, Raymond LaPointe , Peggy Doucet all from N.B. and Betty LaPointe of Montreal. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Emma, Clifford, Eva and Paul. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his 29 grandchildren, his 42 great-grandchildren and his great-great- granddaughter. Walter will be remembered for his devotion to several charities over the past 11 years. The family will receive friends at the CO-OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4570, St-Joseph St., HANMER, Tuesday from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel of the CO- OPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, Hanmer. Donations to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated.