LaPlaga, Louis J. Sr. 93, of Whiting, NJ went to be with the Lord Monday, July 5, 2021. He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 siblings and his sons, Louis LaPlaga, Jr and Anthony LaPlaga. He is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Barbara LaPlaga; 4 children, Kathleen Spangler (Robert), Michael LaPlaga (Tammy), Karen Reisinger (Joseph) and Kevin LaPlaga (Michelle); 2 stepchildren, Georganne Benanti (Dominick) and Barbara Ann Pitcher (Joe); 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends. Louis proudly served his country during WWII in the US Navy. He retired from Edison Township NJ Police Department after 33 years of service. He was a member of the Policeman’s Benevolent Association, The NJ Honor Legion, and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus. In his spare time, he enjoyed shooting pool, playing cards, telling jokes, and spending time with his family. The family will receive guests from 5 - 8 pm, Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals, 66 Lacey Rd. Manchester Township, NJ 08739. A Funeral Mass will be held, 12 pm, Friday, July 09, 2021, at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, 619 Chestnut St. Lakehurst, NJ 08733. Interment to follow at 2 pm, at Franklin Memorial Park, N. Brunswick, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Knights of Columbus.
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