Derek LaPlante Cause of Death – Passed Away: TAMPA, FL., Derek LaPlante, a lifelong Southington, Connecticut resident has passed away. No cause of death has been made public. Daxx Hemond of New Britain, Connecticut described Derek as a kind and amazing person from Hatton days. “Rest Easy my brotha Derek LaPlante you were really such a kind and amazing person from Hatton days you will be missed my brotha give Soto a hug for me,” Daxx Hemond posted on Facebook.
While announcing the passing of Derek LaPlante, Jessica Skye Stanwix issued a statement, “Oh my gosh everyone is passing away. My first little boyfriend in 5th grade passed away … may you Rest In Peace Derek LaPlante your family and friends are in my prayers… you’ll be missed by so many”
This GoFundMe page was created to help the family pay for funeral costs and other expenses at this difficult time. As of this morning, the fundraiser page has raised $6,954 out of a $10,000 goal. Zach was the most generous donor, donating $1,000.
“Rest in peace Derek LaPlante. Way too young. Glad to have crossed paths with you during my lifetime. Loss of words.”
Derek LaPlante obituary and funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by his family.