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June 11, 2014

Florence M. Darrah

April 25, 1927 - June 9, 2014

PLATTSBURGH — Florence M. Darrah, 87, of Mallard Drive, Plattsburgh, NY passed away on Monday June 9, 2014 at her home with her family by her side, under the care of Hospice of the North Country. She was born in Black Brook, NY on April 25, 1927 the daughter of Louis and Margaret (Garrow) Chamberlain.

Florence grew up in Keeseville, N.Y., where she was raised by Jack and Jennie McGee. She married Carl Darrah at St. Peter's Church on Oct. 25, 1945. Florence worked at the Altamont for twenty years before becoming a Home Care Provider at Sunmont. She was a member of Our lady of Victory Church in Plattsburgh. Florence was interested in old homes and updated her home.

She was predeceased by her parents, her siblings; Irene, Mandy, Louis, Robert, Lawrence, Earl, Esther, Roger and John; a daughter, Pamela Frederick and her husband, Carl Darrah.

Florence is survived by two sons, Allen Darrah and his wife Bertha of Plattsburgh and Richard Darrah and his wife Linda of Plattsburgh; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Cindy, Sandy, Allen, Andy, Candy, Elizabeth, Lanie, Davina and Corey; great-grandchildren, Alisha, April, Jordan, Ethan, Kylie, Alana, Dawn, Amber, Megan, Andy, Jr., Jason, Landon, Matthew, Danny, Jr., David, Dylan, Kerra, Richard, Brandon, Ronnie, Shayna, Kyler and Carter; two great-great-granddaughters, Aubrey Lynn and Haley; a brother, Carl Chamberlain of Gloversville, N.Y.; several nieces and nephews also survive her.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, at the Brown Funeral Home in Plattsburgh. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 12, at St. Peter's Church in Plattsburgh, burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Florence's memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901, (518) 561-3980 Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhomeinc.com.

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