WEST SPRINGFIELD: Denise A. LaPerle, 65, was tragically taken from this world on Sunday, September 2nd, due to injuries sustained as a passenger in a car accident. She was raised in Chicopee and graduated from Chicopee High School. She later resided in and raised her children in Ludlow MA and currently lived in West Springfield. Denise was employed at Grasso Chiropractic Office in West Springfield. She was a spirited soul and was a wonderful daughter, mother, sister and friend. Denise was predeceased by her father Richard LaPerle and her son Jacob Swiatlowski. She is survived by her Mother Vivian (Gosselin) LaPerle of Agawam, her daughter Sara Swiatlowski and her significant other Williams Burton of Medford, her sister Lisa (LaPerle) Pandolfi and her husband Thomas of Granby. She also leaves her two nephews whom she adored and was the proudest Aunt of Aaron Astley of Falls Church VA and Andrew Astley of Castleton on Hudson NY. She sadly leaves her best friend Lori Casineau of West Springfield and her former husband Richard Swiatlowski of Wilbraham. A funeral service will be held Friday September 7 at 6:00pm in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 4:00 to 6:00pm. Burial is private and at the convenience of the family. The family requests to please omit flowers and please make donations to the Dakin Humane Society, 171 Union St., Springfield, MA 01105 or the Rays of Hope, Baystate Health Foundation, 280 Chestnut St., Springfield, MA 01109.