Thomas LaPlaca

    Thomas Charles LaPlaca, 64, of Marble, passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga.
    He was a native of New Haven, Conn., and the son of Joseph LaPlaca of Vermont and the late Joan Conners LaPlaca.
    He enjoyed the outdoors. He was in restaurant management. Thomas was a beloved Dad.
    In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Tori LaPlaca; and one brother, Joe LaPlaca.
    He is survived by two sons, Jonah LaPlaca of Marble and Anthonie LaPlaca of Robbinsville; four daughters, Angela LaPlaca of Maine, Destinee Barton of Marble, Stephanie Charles of Virginia and Ciera Lee of South Carolina; four brothers, Christopher LaPlaca, William LaPlaca, Mark LaPlaca and Peter LaPlaca; six sisters, Mary-Ann Colegrove, Francis Mary LaPlaca, Colleen LaPlaca, Marlan LaPlaca, Catherine Fusco and Claudia LaPlaca; 17 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
    No services are planned.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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    Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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