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Jane Corliss LaRock

August 21, 1923 January 5, 2016
Jane Corliss LaRock
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St. Albans - Jane Corliss LaRock died in her sleep January 5th, 2016. She was 92 years young. Jane was born in St. Albans, Vermont to Bruce and Allene Corliss, longtime residents of Vermont.

In her childhood, Jane lived in St. Albans and later Bennington. Jane was a graduate of Bellows Free Academy, followed by merchandising school in New York City where she enjoyed her work for Abraham and Straus. In her adult years she married Ralph I. LaRock, her childhood sweetheart, a marriage that endured across 59 years. Ralph, a West Point graduate, pursued a military career, retiring as a Lt Colonel after 30 years. Life as a spouse to an Army officer took Jane to stations in Kansas, Texas, Virginia, and Japan. Her family life in Virginia was augmented by her role as a kindergarten teacher a position she loved. The couple eventually retired to homes in South Carolina and her childhood home in St. Albans. Her final six years saw Jane in the marvelous care of Burlingtons Converse Home.

Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph as well as her sons: Ralph Corliss LaRock and Steven Bruce LaRock, as well as her sister, Marmite Corliss Hayes and brother, Allen Bruce Corliss. She is survived by her loving daughter, Elizabeth LaRock Kantner and her four beautiful grandchildren: Alexandra LaRock, Danielle LaRock, Allison Kantner, and Evelyn Kantner.

Janes ever positive outlook on life will be missed by the many people who loved her and whose lives she graced. These include her supportive extended family who have been so very helpful to Jane throughout her life - especially in her later years. Jane was a long time member of St. Lukes Episcopal Church.

A Funeral service will be held on Saturday, august 2o, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. in St. Luke's Episcopal Church on Church Street, St. Albans.

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A Funeral Service




11:00 AM 8/20/2016 11:00:00 AM
St. Luke's Episcopal Church,

Church Street
St. Albans, VT 05478

St. Luke's Episcopal Church,
Church Street St. Albans 05478 VT
United States

Cemetery Details


East Berkshire Cemetery Final Resting Place

Route 118
Berkshire , VT 05450

Route 118 Berkshire 05450 VT
United States

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