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Daniel J. Lacroix 1936-2021

Updated: Aug 8, 2021

Daniel J. Lacroix, “Big Dan”, 85, of Coventry, CT formerly of East Granby, died August 4, 2021 after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Fairfax, VT on January 14, 1936. He was married for 25 years to Janice LaCroix [LaPenta]. He spent 52 years employed with Roncari Industries/Tilcon/Galasso, Union member of Local 478, as a heavy equipment operator until his retirement in 2004. After retirement he spent the next 14 years as the maintenance supervisor at the New England Air Museum. He enjoyed working outside in his yard, enjoying a big steak and a goblet of his favorite wine with family or visiting friends at J&Gs.

He is survived by a son, Daniel Jr. of Unionville, CT, two stepchildren, Adam Lubas and his wife Aimee of Weymouth, MA, Amy Senna and her husband David of Coventry, CT, 6 grandchildren, Chris LaCroix and his wife Krysten, Matt LaCroix and his wife Julia, Anthony, Jackson and Charlotte Senna and Spencer Lubas and two great-granddaughters Emmy and Millie LaCroix.

Memorial Mass on Friday, August 20 at 9:30 am at St Mary Church, 42 Spring Street, Windsor Locks, CT 06096.

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