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Lester LaCroix

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Lester A. LaCroix, 70 of Punta Gorda, Florida died December 23rd after a battle with cancer. He is predeceased by his father and mother, Harold and Beatrice (Forbes) LaCroix of Millis. He was formally from Millis when he was drafted into the Marines and badly wounded in Vietnam on September 22nd. 1967 near Khe Sanh. He had sustained shrapnel wounds in the back and neck while under enemy fire. For acts of bravery in this attack he received the Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife Sandra and daughter Pamela (LaCroix) Piorkowski, his brother, Frank LaCroix of Granby, CT and many loving cousins, nieces, nephews, step-children, and friends. Donations can be made to the Tidewell Hospice at 1144 Veronica St. Port Charlotte, FL in his honor.

Published in The Country Gazette from Dec. 31, 2011 to Jan. 13, 2012
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