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George R De La Roche

Born: Tue., Sep. 26, 1922
Died: Tue., Oct. 18, 2016

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George R. De La Roche, 94, Camden, NY, passed away peacefully October 18, 2016 at the Betsy Ross Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Rome, NY.  He was born September 26, 1922, a son of Herman and Edith Walker De La Roche in Camden, NY. George served in the United States Army during World War II.  During wartime he was united in marriage to the former Daisy O. Green on December 15, 1945 at St. Martin’s Church, in Little Waltham, England.  George was a furniture upholsterer for the Harden Furniture Company in McConnellsville, NY for thirty four years, retiring in September of 1984. He was a member of the Lt. Victor Giles VFW, Camden, and a member and board of director of the CNY Mohican Model ‘A’ Club.  George enjoyed hunting, woodworking, and camping.
Surviving are his wife, Daisy, two daughters, Marie & William Cook, Camden, NY, and Dawn & Michael Miranda, San Antonio, TX; two grandchildren, Johnathan (Jessica) Miranda, and Rita Cook; great grandchildren, Jon Gordon, Valerie Cook, Benjamin and Kate Miranda; three sisters, Mary LaFave, Edna Graham, and Bertha Clarke, all of Camden, NY, two brothers, Arthur and Ernest De La Roche, both of Camden, NY, and several nieces and nephews, including special nephews, Robert (Shirley) LaFave and John LaFave.  George was predeceased by a grandson, William Cook, two sisters, Elsie Grinnell and Mildred Chamberlain, and two brothers, John and Herman.
Private services will be held under the direction of LaRobardiere Funeral Home, 109 Main St., Camden.  There will be no calling hours.  Memorial contributions may be in George’s memory to the CNY Mohican Model ‘A’ Club, c/o Bruce Burke, 204 N. Lake St., Oneida, NY, 13421.

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Bill & Rosalie Platt
   Posted Mon October 24, 2016
Marie & Bill - so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May the many memories you shared somehow help you through this difficult time. Our thoughts are with you.

Maureen Johnston
   Posted Mon October 24, 2016
So sorry to hear of George's passing! He was a great man and left a lot of memories! Hugs to the family!

   Posted Mon October 24, 2016
My condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one. God's word tells us that God hates death and promises to do away with death in the near future, and to bring back to life those asleep in death. I hope this message gives you a measure of hope during this difficult times (Isaiah 25:8; Acts 24:15).

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