Peacefully, with his family by his side at LHSC Victoria Hospital on Saturday, July 3, of Lucan in his 46th year. Loving husband of Denise Laplante (Root). Adoring father to Caitlin. Beloved son of Ron and Marlene Laplante and son-in-law of Marlene Root all of London. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Cathy Cake and Graham Leigh of St. Marys, Steve and Alison Laplante, Wendy Mead and Garth Tanner and Anna Godoy all of London; Deb and Gary Taylor of London, Diane Winger of Ridgeway and Doug Root of London. Several nieces and nephews will miss their uncle Mike. A dear friend to Jason Clark, Cathy, Mike, Julia, David and Sean Haggarty. Predeceased by his father-in-law Edwin Root (1999) and brother in law Rick Winger (2009). Mike valued and loved his family and friends and never hesitated to lend a helping hand. Through his passion for welding, Mike created gifts that will forever symbolize the hardworking, joyful, life-loving man we all knew and loved.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 223 Main Street Lucan, on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 7th at 11 AM with Pastor Paul Vollick officiating. Interment at St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Optimist Club of Lucan would be appreciated by the family.Michael Laplante