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Beatrice M. Alden LaPoint

August 19, 1921 — January 26, 2018

GLENS FALLS — Beatrice M. Alden LaPoint, 96, passed away on Jan. 26, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Born Aug. 19, 1921 in Cohoes, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Hermine (Miron) White.

Beatrice married William B. Alden, who passed away in 1972 after 29 years of marriage. Her second husband, Wayne LaPoint, predeceased her in 1997.

Beatrice worked as a self-employed insurance agent at Community Insurance Agency for many years. She was also the past president of the Glens Falls Insurance Women, a member of the Glens Falls Hospital Guild, as well as the Senior Citizens of the Town of Moreau, Glens Falls and Queensbury. She also loved to play golf, bowling, duplicate bridge and oil painting. Her greatest joy were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Beatrice was predeceased by her siblings.

Left to cherish her memory are her sons, William F. Alden and his wife, Pat, of Virginia, and Mark E. Alden and his wife, Diane, of New Hampshire; her daughters, Patricia M. Nichols Junk and her husband, Ben, of Arizona, and Nancy A. Wilson and her husband, Dave, of South Glens Falls; her brother, Russ White of South Glens Falls; as well as several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at St. Michael the Archangel Church, 80 Saratoga Ave., South Glens Falls, NY 12803, with the Rev. Guy A. Childs officiating.

Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

Memorial donations in Beatrice’s name can be made to American Heart Association Northeastern Region, 4 Atrium Drive, Suite 100, Albany, NY 12205.

Arrangements are in the care of M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 136 Main St., South Glens Falls, NY 12803.

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