ADAMS, NY — Gilbert LaLonde, 79, Adams, passed away Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, in the emergency room at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.
Gilbert was born on March 30, 1940, a son to Westman and Amelia LaLonde. After he graduated from Clayton High School in 1957 Gilbert went on to SUNY Potsdam graduating in 1961 with his Bachelor’s degree, later his master’s degree in education.
He married Sherrill Werneth on Feb. 25, 1970, and taught science for 35 years at Belleville Union Academy and later Belleville Henderson Central School, retiring in 1996.
Gilbert enjoyed bowling, golf and traveling.
He is survived by his wife, Sherrill, Adams; two brothers, Steve and Timothy; a sister Lucinda; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by two sisters, Sue Ellen Carpenter, Jeanne Allen and a brother, David.
Per his wishes, there will be no services.
Arrangements are with Carpenter-Stoodley Funeral Home, Inc.