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.