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July 4, 2013

Evelyn Larock Rowse

PLATTSBURGH — Evelyn Larock Rowse, 94, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Meadowbrook Healthcare in Plattsburgh, with her family by her side.

She was born Nov. 17, 1918, in South Richford, Vt., the daughter of Wayne and Olive (Bolt) Combs.

Evelyn was an avid reader and loved making quilts.

She is survived by her son, Duane Larock and his wife Judy of Florida; one daughter, Beverly Leege and her husband William of Morrisonville; one brother, Orville Combs of Vermont; a stepdaughter, Betty Ann Rowse of Rhode Island; three grandsons, William Leege and his wife Connie, Matthew Larock and his wife Lizzie and Michael Larock and his wife Kenleigh; two granddaughters, Stacey Hillman and her husband Matthew and Sandi Karafa and her husband John; four great-grandsons, Christopher and Andrew Leege and Ian and Elliott Karafa; three great-granddaughters, Erin Tripp and Catherine and Jacey Larock; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husbands, Percy Larock and Donald Rowse; two brothers, Myles and Delbert; two sisters, Marguerite and Marjorie.

The family would like to thank the Meadowbrook Healthcare Facility, especially all the fourth floor staff. They are exceptional.

A funeral service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Vermont at a later date. Donations may be made to the Turnpike Wesleyan Church.

Arrangements are in care of the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court St. Plattsburgh, 563-1760. Online condolences may be made to www.rwwalkerfh.com.

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