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Paul A. LaRock

MASSENA-Funeral Services for Paul A. LaRock, 72, of Massena will be held on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home 324 New York Ave. Ogdensburg with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating.  Calling hours will be held from 3 p.m. until the time of the service.  Burial will be held on Saturday July 29, 2017 at 2 p.m. at the Pine Hill Cemetery, Eel Weir where full military honors will be accorded.

Mr. LaRock died on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home, Ogdensburg.

Paul A. LaRock was born on April 20, 1945 in Lisbon, NY the son of the late Maurice and Arene (Peters) LaRock.  He attended Lisbon Schools.  He served in the United States Army from 1965 until 1967 in the Vietnam War.   He was a member of the VFW and loved riding his motorcycle.  He enjoyed his weekly lunch visits with his brothers and sisters, most of all he loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his son; Paul A. LaRock Jr. and his wife Terri of Chase Mills, his daughter, Holly Ovitt of Connecticut.  He is survived by his brother, Leon LaRock of Ogdensburg and his sisters; Tuddy Holland of Winthrop, Pauline Wing of Ogdensburg and Barbara Gould of Ogdensburg.  His grandchildren; Adam LaRock of Potsdam, Chelsea Brown of Louisville and Sarah LaRock and Lindsey Brown of Canton and great grandchildren; Cash Garno, Aidan Pierece and Cali Adams also survive him.  Also surviving are many nieces, nephews and cousins.  

He was predeceased by his brothers; Junior and Wesley LaRock and his sisters; Kathryn Harper, Dorothy Brander, Florence Bogart, Rachel Beldock and Beverly Wells.

Donations in Paul’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be made at www.LaRuePitcher.com.

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So very sorry to hear about Paul. He was in my platoon in Vietnam. Gary Barney A/2/12

Gary Barney Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of our brother Paul's passing. We served together in Viet Nam and Paul always brought a smile to any situation.

Steve Sanborn

Steve Sanborn Aug 28 2017 12:00 AM

si sorry to hear about Paul. when i moved to Wassaic, we became friends. he was the brst room mate i ever had.he was good to me and my daughters. i'll miss him dearly and think of him every time i hear a roar of a harley.

sandra cea Jul 30 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul LaRock

Darlene Moore Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul LaRock

Theresa Pinkerton Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

Rest in peace Uncle Paul. Alot of great Memories with you are flooding back to me. Id bet Steve was there to greet you !! Fly High !

Niece Theresa Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

Holly sorry to hear about your dad. He was a great guy. Always talked to me when he saw me. He will be missed.

Cindy Lawrence Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

sorry for your loss,paul was a great guy ,road Harleys with him in dover ,last time I talked to him was before he left amenia and we talked a lot about nam, that was rare for us back then ,hope he found peace within after all he went threw in Vietnam .....rip paul my brother in arms

robert langton Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

My condolences to Paul's family. I worked with him for 10 yrs. He was a good co-worker, a good man, and a good friend!! He will be missed.

Bruce Ahearn Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Paul LaRock

Lee Ann, niece & Goddaughter Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

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