Marian G. LaRock, 86, of Brushton, passed away early Friday morning, September 6, 2013, at the Alice Hyde Nursing Home, in Malone, surrounded by her loving family. She had been a resident there since June 7, 2010.
Born in Port Henry, May 8, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Alice Raine Richards, Sr. She graduated from Franklin Academy in Malone.
On August 8, 1947, she was united in marriage to Harold I. LaRock at the First Presbyterian Church, in Fort Covington. He predeceased her on February 21, 1992.
Marian was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening, crossword puzzles and writing in her daily journal.
Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law: David and Julia LaRock of High Point, NC, Robert and Linda LaRock of Dickinson Center, Richard and Lori LaRock of Malone and Peter and Stacey LaRock of Lee, Mass.; three daughters and sons-in-law: Susan and Thomas Hitchings of Tucson, Ariz, Nancy and Victor Roy and Linda and Dimitry Feld, all of Lake Placid; two brothers and sisters-in-law: Frederick and Betty Richards, Jr., and Truman and May Richards all of Malone; two sisters-in-law: Lenora and Doris Richards both of Malone; 12 grandchildren: Scott and Shawn LaRock, Tara Arcadi and her husband, Peter, Trista Fletcher and her husband Ian, Shelby and Evan LaRock, Christopher Pelkey, Jessica Hartman, Ryan Hitchings, Dima Feld and Connor and Madison LaRock; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by two brothers: Robert "Pritch" Richards and Arthur Richards.
Calling hours were Monday, Sept. 9 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Home in Malone. A funeral service was held at noon in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Alfred Fish officiating. Burial was in St. Augustine's Cemetery in North Bangor.
Donations may be made in her memory to either the Bangor Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department or to the Alice Hyde Nursing Home.
Arrangements are through the Bruso-Desnoyers Funeral Service, Inc., of Malone.