Florence LaRoche

Florence LaRoche

1920 -2012

North Grosvenordale— Florence (Morin) LaRoche, 92, of Buckley Hill Road died Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in Regency Heights of Danielson. She was the loving wife of the late Joseph LaRoche for 68 years. Born in North Grosvenordale, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Fournier) Morin.

Mrs. LaRoche worked in textiles for Cluette & Peabody, and then for Bates Shoe Co. She was a communicant of St. Joseph Church.

Florence is survived by her son, Donat J. LaRoche of N. Grosvenordale; her brother, Leo Robert Morin of Putnam; her sister, Lucille Gilbert of Watkinsville, GA; her grandchildren, Dawn Hunton, Bryan LaRoche, and Lisa Mendes; her great grandchildren, Rebecca, Justin, James, and Cole; and her great-great grandchildren, Makayla and Dylan. She is predeceased by her sisters, the late Jeannette Ducharme, and Rita Marquis; and her grandson, the late Joseph LaRoche.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Florence’s family at 1:00 pm Saturday, October 6, 2012 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, North Grosvenordale, CT, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00pm in St. Joseph Church. Burial to follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook, please visit www.GilmanandValade.com.

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  1. Albert and Beth Bissonnette on October 5th, 2012 4:12 pm

    No one ever really dies as long as they took the time to leave us with fond memories. Florence will be missed in our office.

    Roland H. Lupien DDS and Staff

  2. Jack & Les on October 6th, 2012 11:45 am

    Donat, Lynda and family,

    Please accept our sincerest sympathy in the passing of your mother.
    Donat, as painful as these times are you should take great pride in the perfect son that you were to your folks, who are now together again.

    Jack & Les

  3. Dick Trudeau on October 8th, 2012 5:37 pm

    Hello Donat and family,

    I am sorry for your loss. I remember you and your parents after all these years. I was brought up on Buckley Hill and especially remember your “hot rod” — I think it may have been a ’57 Chevy.

    I also remember your parents driving around town in the corvette.

    God Bless,
    Dick

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