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Leonard L. LaFlam, Jr.

Published: 3/26/2020 3:00:23 AM
Modified: 3/26/2020 3:00:18 AM

WEST LEBANON, NH — Leonard Louis LaFlam, Jr., a long-time Etna resident, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020. He was born July 24, 1935 to Leonard, Sr. & Doris May (Taylor) LaFlam on Goose Pond Road in West Canaan, NH. Leonard grew up in West Canaan, Etna, and Meriden, NH, graduated from Lebanon High School in 1953, then married his true love of 63 years, June Alice (Stark) LaFlam on June 20, 1953. Together they had three children, ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren - with number eleven on the way, and even more community kids.

Over the years Leonard worked many jobs supporting his family, retiring from Dartmouth College after working 23 years there. He was a jack of all trades, master of many. Leonard took great pleasure in time with his family, teaching us to hunt and fish, and teaching us life lessons. With June he flourished in everything they did.

Leonard was predeceased by his loving wife, June, in 2016; parents, Leonard and Doris; granddaughter, Alicia; two sisters, Irene Issabelle and Annamay Nancy Chapman; three brothers, James Edward, Francis Edward, and Robert James; and son-in-law, Michael Adam Saben, Sr.

Leonard is survived by his children, Leonard Louis (Alicia) LaFlam, III, Lisa Lorna (Edwin) LaFlam, Jean Alice (Michael) Saben; brother, Arthur Lee; sister-in-law, Patricia Trembly; and daughter-in-law, Vanessa Morse.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Jack Byrne Center, 154 Hitchcock Loop Road, Lebanon, NH 03766 or the VNH.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the family has decided to postpone Leonard's memorial celebration. Services will be announced later this year. Both Leonard and his wife, June, will be buried at the Hanover Center Cemetery.

To leave a message of condolence for Leonard's family please visit the online guestbook at

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