December 26, 1942 – December 5, 2013
Obituaries » MARK J. LAROSE
LAROSE, MARK JOSEPH, 70, of Alburgh, died December 5 at his residence, with loving family at his side. He is now resting in peace with his beloved Pamela Wilcox Larose. Born in Montgomery, Dec. 26, 1942, he was the son of the late Paul and Blanche (Smith) Larose. He was a graduate of St. Michael’s Parochial School in Montpelier. Mark held various jobs in Connecticut, Montana and Vermont, but his most beloved job was working as custodian at the Alburgh Elementary School for nearly 18 years. In earlier years, he had also served as the North Hero town custodian. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing, and was an avid Red Sox and Colts fan. He attended St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church in Rouses Point, N.Y. Survivors include two sons, Paul Larose of Waterbury, Conn., and Joseph Larose of South Burlington; three daughters, Hope Larose of Voorhees, N.J., Tammy Johnson and husband, Gilbert Jr. of Colebrook, Conn., and Becca Palmer and husband, Stephen, stationed with the U.S. Air Force in Ramstein, Germany; six grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Rita Diego of Vt., Jeannette Roux of Mass., George Larose of Vt., John Larose of Vt., and Irene Sinard of Fla.; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Prosper and Peter Larose.