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Alexander Cole Lam-Plattes

Alexander Cole Lam-Plattes
  • December 14, 2011 - November 28, 2016
  • Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
  • In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Alex to Autism Speaks, 85 Devonshire St., 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02109 (autismspeaks.org/donate) would be appreciated.

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“Peter and Diana,So extremely sorry to hear about his passing. Words cannot begin to communicate our pain at your loss. If there might be anything you...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Scott Sherman - Milton, MA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Carol Lozanov-Miccio - Norwalk ,, CT

“Denise...I'm so sorry for your loss. You are continually in my thoughts and prayers. Leiza ”
3 of 37 | Posted by: Leiza Brock - Seneca, SC

“So sorry to hear of Alex's passing. We have no words to soothe at a time like this. We know you are a caring family and will be able to lean on each...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Michael Bacon - Winthrop, MA

“Sincerest sympathies to the parents of Alexander and especially to grandparents Diana and Peter. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in this time...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“We are truly sorry for your loss. Loss of a child is heartbreaking. Our heart aches for you and your family. ”
6 of 37 | Posted by: Martha Polo - Miami, FL

“Dear Sasha and Denise,It is difficult to understand and accept that Alexander is no longer among us but you will always have those special and tender...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Lourdes and Kevin Kistler - MD

“Perhaps they are not stars,but rather openings in heavenwhere the love of our lost onespours through and shines down upon usto let us know they're...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: A Friend

“I cannot even begin to fathom your loss. Spending time with Alex was a joyful part of the day, his presence and playful antics brightened up the room...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Tia Beg - Karachi

“Kendra and I grieve with you and send our deepest condolences. We are so sorry for your loss and will pray for your little angel in heaven.Un fuerte...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Enrique Cruzalegui - Costa Mesa, CA

“Precious Alexander,I pray that you are at peace and safe looking down upon your grieving parents and filling their hearts with all that you are;...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: Emily Randle - San Antonio, TX

“We are so very sorry for your unimaginable loss of your son, Alexander. Sending our heartfelt prayers and hoping that your beautiful memories of Alex...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: Weekday Nursery - Newton, MA


13 of 37 | Posted by: Sue Cann - Melrose, MA

“Words can not explain the sadness I feel in my heart. Especially for the sadness I feel for you family at this difficult time. I am so thankful I was...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: Danielle Gravel - Boston, MA

“We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family. ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: Richard & Mary Lou Cote - Oakdale, CT

“Dear Family Lam-Plattes,As I always told you Alexander was a very special and unique boy, a little angel who enlighted our life and made us enjoy it...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Cecilia Urquijo

“Dear Family Lam-Plattes,As I always told you Alexander was a very special and unique boy, a little angel who enlighted our life and made us enjoy it...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Cecilia Urquijo

“My heart weeps for you all. ”
18 of 37 | Posted by: Carol Hardy-Fanta - Newton, MA

“Dear Denise and Sasha, There are "no words to express how sincerely sorry and devastated we were to hear of the sudden passing of Alex. He was a...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Donna Landry - Hobe Sound, FL

“Sahsa and Family, I imagine there is no pain deeper than losing a child. My heart and prayers go out to you at this most difficult time. ”
20 of 37 | Posted by: Lindsay Witcher - Coworker

“Remember the joy, his great blessing in so many lives. Graz ”
21 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy. May you find strength and solace in the days ahead. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
22 of 37 | Posted by: Andrew Jarusinsky - Pittsburgh, PA

“As a total stranger and parent I offer my deepest condolences on your loss. God's plan is so difficult to understand especially in regard to the loss...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: A Friend - Newton, MA

“"A Alex: Me enseñaste a vivir con un corazón puro."- "To Alex: You taught me to live with a pure heart."Alex's memory will always embody...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Christopher P. George - MA

“The Newton Early Childhood Program (NECP) sends our condolences at this difficult time. We are thinking of you all. ”
25 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“I want to express to you my most heartfelt sympathy. May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead.Mary Louise...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“Always has been and always will be one of God's brightest and silliest angels. ”
27 of 37 | Posted by: Kristen B - Boston, MA - Teacher

“Alexander Cole was here for a short time to remind us all how special life can be. ”
28 of 37 | Posted by: Sharon Donovan

“Denise and family- Thinking of you dear sweet friend, and sending you the deepest of condolences. I am so very sorry, tears and tears.Love- Michelle ”
29 of 37 | Posted by: Michelle Gemma - Mystic, CT

“Denise and Sasha:I never had a chance to meet either of your boys. I am so sad to hear this news. I think of you often. You were such a good friend...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Kellie Codianna - Meriden, CT

“My family and I had the great pleasure of meeting Alexander this past summer while visiting Tamara and Nate. My twins are close to the same age and...Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Diana Heinz - Hanover, MD

“Alex was a light...I truly looked forward to the time I got to spend with him. It was a joy to know him and be uplifted by his sweet voice, energy...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Mia Bougades - Boston, MA

“Denise, no words can express how my heart breaks for you, but knowing the majestic place where Alex is will hopefully bring you peace. My...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: A friend

“Our hearts are crushed. He will always be our angel. We love you all.Uncle Ed and Aunt Irene. ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Ed and Irene Donovan - Norwich, CT

“Want you to know that we're all so sorry for your loss Denise and are sending you love and prayers. xoxo ”
35 of 37 | Posted by: Alina Schwartzman - Deep River, CT

“I remember when we all were at the Cape together and we brought, Dunkin, the black and white cocker spaniel along. The boys and he ran and ran and...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Karen Plattes - Kennebunk, ME

“The Walnut Park Montessori and JWP community send their sincere condolences. We are thinking of all of you during this difficult time. ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Nancy Fish - Newton, MA


Alexander Cole Lam -Plattes, of Newton Highlands, age 4 died suddenly Nov 28, 2016
Alex was the beloved son of Sasha Lam-Plattes and Denise Donovan and brother of Luke Lam-Plattes all of Newton Highlands and grandson of Carol Davis of Norwich, CT and Michael W. Donovan of Lake Park FL and Peter Plattes and Diana Lam of Milton. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Alex on Fri Dec 2 at 10:30 AM in Sacred Heart Church 1321 Centre St Newton Centre. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting hours will be in the Eaton & Mackay Funeral Home 465 Centre St. Newton Corner on Thurs 5-8 PM.
In recognition of Autism Awareness please consider wearing a blue ribbon or article of clothing.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Alex to Autism Speaks, 85 Devonshire St., 9th Floor, Boston, MA 02109 (autismspeaks.org/donate) would be appreciated.