Wilson & Kratzer Mission Bells Chapel
13644 San Pablo Ave.
San Pablo, CA 94806
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Michael Thomas LaPonte Aug. 23, 1945 - Mar. 11, 2013 Resident of Hercules Michael passed away in Hercules, Ca. on Monday, March 11, 2013. He was born to Leonard and Vera LaPonte. He graduated from El Cerrito High School in 1963. He enjoyed fishing, traveling, and spending summers by the pool with his grandchildren. He was a machinist most of his working life, he was the owner/operator of Mikes Backflow Service and after 18 years with EBMUD he retired as a Backflow/Cross-Connection Control Specialist. Michael is survived by Kathleen Crusos LaPonte, his wife of 40 years; his daughter and son-in-law Dawn and Jim Ahlenslager; grandchildren, Michaela, Ashley, and J.T.; His son and daughter-in-law Mark and Terri LaPonte; grandchildren, Kandis and Brandon and Christine and Ryan Alvarez; sister Judith Fox; Debbie, John and Justin Byers, and many other nieces and nephews. A service will be held at Wilson & Kratzer Mission Bells Chapel, 13644 San Pablo Avenue in San Pablo on Monday, March 18, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. He will be forever laid to rest at Cherokee Memorial Park in Lodi, CA.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Mar. 16, 2013
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