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Lathan Lanpher

Lathan Royce Lanpher Sr.

Saturday, June 10th, 1939 - Saturday, October 5th, 2019
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STILLWATER - Lathan R. Lanpher, Sr., 80, died Saturday, Oct. 5th at Saratoga Hospital, after an extended illness. Born in Belvidere, VT, June 10, 1939, son of the late Clyde and Winnie Lanpher, Lathan was a US Air Force veteran serving from 1962-66.
A truck driver for 29 years, all with APA Transport in Glenmont, NY, retiring in 1993.
He was a member of Teamsters Local 294 of Albany, a member of American Legion Post 490 of Stillwater and a life member of the NRA. Lathan enjoyed hunting, gardening, watching football and baseball, doing body work on cars of family and friends, and he loved telling jokes. He also was an amateur art painter, painting beautiful pictures, which he gave to his loved ones.
A solid American patriot, Lathan lived a well rounded life, and loved the company of his adored wife, loving children, grand and great grandkids and the second love of his life, his long haired Dachshund “Bunny”.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Judy Palmer Lanpher, children Larry (Melissa) Lanpher of Leicester, VT, Lathan (Jane Patenaude) Lanpher, Jr. and LiMessa (Dave) Sims both of Stillwater. Grandchildren: Scott, Larry, Jr., Jonathan and Rachael Lanpher and Krystal and David Sims, along with 8 great grandchildren. Also his brothers Wendell (Shirley) and Tyrone Lanpher, sister in law Betty Gendreau and their families.
He was predeceased by his brother Wayne Lanpher.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 1 PM at the DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, 39 So. Main St., Mechanicville, with military honors burial to follow at Saratoga National Cemetery.
Calling hours at the Funeral Home on Tuesday evening from 5 - 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Legion Post 490’s building fund, in respectful memory of Lathan R. Lanpher, Sr.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, Inc.
    39 South Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
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  • Service

    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 1:00pm
    DeVito-Salvadore Funeral Home, Inc.
    39 South Main Street
    Mechanicville, NY 12118
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  • Interment

    Saratoga National Cemetery
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY 12871
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Michael Roche

Posted at 03:13pm
So very sorry for your loss. We are contributing to the American Legion Building Fund in Lathan's name.
MIke, Marcy and Erin

Love, Cathy, Katy, Andre, Jasper and Maddox

Posted at 07:18pm
Our deepest sympathy with you during this time. We are so sorry for your loss. Lathan will be in our hearts and memories forever.
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Nicole and Kevin Nichols-Keegan

Posted at 03:58pm
Judy, Limessa, Lathan, and Larry. Words cannot express the amount of sadness that I am feeling. Lathan was an incredible and loving
person. One who would go above and beyond to help others in need. A shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen, a hug with a smile to give. He will forever be in my heart. I know he will be making lots of his famous pancakes in heaven ❤

With all of our love.

Nicole and Kevin

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