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Dorothy G. Brander

Dorothy G. Brander, 88, of Ogdensburg, died on April 4, 2014, at her home. Dorothy made the generous gift of herself to science. She is survived by her sons, Lewis and his wife Holly Brander of Ogdensburg, Larry and Marilyn Brander of Lisbon, Dale and his wife Susan Brander of Canton, brothers, Leon LaRock of Ogdensburg, Paul LaRock of Massena, sisters, Irene Holland of Waddington, Barbara Goult of Ogdensburg, Pauline Wing of Ogdensburg, 7 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a daughter, Darlene Brander Holden, brothers, Wesley LaRock, Junior LaRock, sisters, Rachael Beldock, Beverly Wells, Florence Bogart, and Katherine Harper. Dorothy was born in the Town of Oswegatchie, on July 14, 1925, the daughter of Maurice and Arene Peters LaRock; she graduated from Lisbon Central School. She married Lewis Brander on November 6, 1943 at the White Church Congregational Church, the Reverend John Edgar officiating; he died on February 24, 1982. She was a sales clerk at the Stanley Dwyer Hardware in Lisbon and was a receptionist and secretary at the office of Dr. Robert Thompson in Lisbon. Dorothy was a member of the White Church Congregational Church, AMVETS Post 19, and ladies auxiliary for over 20 years, Lisbon Grange for over 25 years, and the Order of Eastern Star. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking and taking care of her home. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley. Dorothy's family would to express a special thanks to all of the people at hospice for their care and understanding.

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Dorothy will be missed by all her friends and family. She was a kind and gentle person. We knew Dorothy and Lewis Brander for over 50 years. They were great and generous people who cared about their friends and neighbors, Betty and Mahlon Clements

Mahlon and Betty Clements Apr 7 2014 12:00 AM

To the Brander Family, We are truly sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was such a sweetheart. I didn’t get to spend a lot of time with her, but what time I did, it was always special. May she Rest in Peace. Much Love to you all…. <3

Theresa Pinkerton Apr 7 2014 12:00 AM

Dear Brander & Larock families,
I just wanted to send my thoughts and prayer to you. Ivan was my father.
May she RIP
Bonnie L. Paige

Bonnie Larock Paige Apr 7 2014 12:00 AM

Aunt Dorothy. You will be missed by a lot of people. I always loved to visit your house and the farm . Lots of great memories and lots of fun. Love you

Sally (wells)Cooksey Apr 6 2014 12:00 AM