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Obituary of Frances L. Clarcq
Cohocton – Frances L. Clarcq, 71 years of age, passed away early Thursday morning, December 25th, 2014, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester. Frances was born June 22, 1943, in Wayland, the daughter of Robert and Ella (Dunn) Flynn, the youngest of twelve children. She grew up in the Wayland area and was a graduate of Wayland Central School and SUNY Geneseo. Frances lived in Rochester for several years where she and Richard Dennis Clarcq were married February 28, 1970, at St. Mary’s Church. In 1972 they moved to Cohocton where they continued to reside. Together they celebrated 44 years of marriage.
Frances taught youth group at St. Pius Church in Cohocton when her children were young. She enjoyed filling out crossword puzzles and listening to audio books. Her greatest joy was being a homemaker, raising her children and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed and always remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Frances was pre-deceased by her parents, Robert and Ella Flynn, and all her siblings. She was dearly loved and survived by her husband Richard Dennis Clarcq, her five children: Veronica (James) Covert of New Port Richey, FL, Matthew Clarcq (Erika Unger) of Macedon, NY, Lynne (Donald III) Russell of Pawley's Island, SC, Daniel Clarcq of Greece, NY and Marie Clarcq of Rochester, NY; grandchildren: Benjamin, Ethan, and Gavin Covert, Vanessa, Christian, Nathan, and Evan Clarcq, Paige Swanson and Mariella Russell, Lola and Lea Clarcq, and Alexandrea Gurney, along with several nieces and nephews.
Frances’s family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated January 3rd at St. Mary’s Church in Dansville, NY at 9:00a.m. Memorial contributions in Frances L. Clarcq’s memory may be made to the Vincent House, 310 Second Ave., Wayland, NY 14572 or to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Frances and her family have been assisted by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 West Naples St., Wayland, NY 14572.
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109 West Naples Street
Wayland, NY 14572
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