L. Florence Tarbox of Piercefield, N.Y., left this world to be with her devoted husband, Ray, on Thursday, November 1, 2012. Born in Owl Head, N.Y. on January 23,1922, she was the daughter of Leo and Flosshair (Paquin) Charette.
Florence and Raymond were married on November 22, 1939, at St. Paul's Parish in Piercefield.
Florence was the postmaster in Piercefield for over 25 years. She was also a charter member of the Piercefield Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and was one of the members of the fire lassies of Piercefield in the 1960s. She is survived by three sons, Craig of Gloversville, N.Y., Alan (Cheryl) of Piecefield and Kevin (Dawn) of Tupper Lake; and one daughter, Stacey; 19 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; and one son, Barton; and three sisters, Lucille Bedore, Rosalee Proulx, and Yvonne Lafave.
There will be no calling hours. A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. November 24, at Holy Name Church in Tupper Lake. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Piercefield Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.
Funeral arrangements are by the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville.
Online condolences may be made to www.finocanfh.com.