Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Thomas Charles LaPlaca


03/06/1954 - 06/27/2018


Thomas Charles LaPlaca, age 64, of Marble, NC passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

He was a native of New Haven, CT and the son of Joseph LaPlaca of Vermont and the late Joan Conners LaPlaca. He was an avid outdoorsman. He was in restaurant management. Thomas was a beloved Dad. He was on the Andrews Rescue Squad for 10 years.

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 and wife (Kayla) of Marble and Anthonie LaPlaca of Robbinsville, NC; four daughters, Angela LaPlaca of Maine, Destinee Barton and husband (Anthony) of Marble, Stephanie Charles and husband (Jackie) of Virginia and Ciera Lee and husband (Travis) 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; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

No services are planned.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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