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**RENAUD**

Obit Whitehall Newspaper:

MRS. HELEN RENAUD PASSES AWAY


Mrs. Helen Manell Renaud, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, died at the home of her son, Elwyn Renaud, 39 Bellamy Street, at 2:40 am last saturday,march 9,1940, after an illness of several weeks. She was the widow of Napoleon Renaud. Mrs Renaud was the daughter of the late Peter Manell and Helen Rodd Manell. She was a member of Notre Dame des Victories church and the St. Anne Society. Survivors are four sons; Elwyn, Luke and Gasper of Whitehall, Lawrence Renaud of Fair Haven,Mass.; two daughters Mrs. Robert Weller of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Mary Gordon of Whitehall; and a sister Mrs. Armena LaMore of Whitehall; four brothers, John Manell of Hudson, Charles, David
and George of Whitehall.  Funeral services were conducted at Notre Dame des Victories church Monday morning by the Rev. Joseph H. Pelletier, with burial in Our Lady of Angels cemetery. The bearers were Edward Gordon, Theodore Gordon, Lawrence Gordon, William Manell, Joseph Manell and Edward LaMore. (Posted 4/15/00) Submitted by Laurie



**RENAUD**

Obit Whitehall Newspaper:


LUKE RENAUD


Luke Renaud of Bellamy street a lifelong resident of Whitehall, died at his home here last Thursday morning, March 16, 1961. Surviving are a brother Lawrence of Carbondale, PA. and a sister Mrs. Robert Weller of Detroit, Mich., and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services were conducted Monday morning at Notre Dame des Victories Church. The requeim Mass was celebrated by the Rev Raymond Walsh, assistant pastor of St. Raphael's Church, Poultney, Vt.
Burial was in Our Lady of Angels Cemetery. Prayers were offered at the grave by the Rev Edward A. Heenan, pastor of Our Lady of Angels church. (Posted 4/17/00)
Submitted by Laurie



**RENAUD**

Obit Whitehall Newspaper:


NAPOLEON RENAUD PASSES AWAY HERE


Napoleon Renaud, Jr., 55, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, died at his home, 39 Bellamy street, at 7:15 o'clock Monday morning, May 3,1937, after a short illness. A heart attack caused his death.  Mr. Renaud was born in Whitehall on July 19,1882, a son of Mrs. Helen Manell Renaud and the late Napoleon Renaud, Sr. He was active in local fire fighting circles, serving as a volunteer for many years and was a member of the Exempt Fireman's Association. He was also a member of the Maccabees and of Notre dame des Victories church.  The survivors are his mother, two sisters, Mrs. Robert Weller of Detroit,Mich, and Mrs Edward Gordon of Whitehall; four brothers, Lawrence of Fair Haven, Mass, Luke, Gasper, and Elwyn Renaud of Whitehall.

Funeral services were conducted at Notre Dame des Victories church Wednesday morning by the Rev Joseph Pelletier. Burial was in Our Lady of Angels cemetery. The bearers were Henry Belleville, Joseph Festo, Emerson Scott, Theodore Gordon, Lawrence Gordon ,Clayton Gordon. (Posted 4/17/00)
Submitted by Laurie



**RENAUD**

Obit Whitehall Newspaper:


GASPER S. RENAUD


Gasper S. Renaud, a lifelong resident of this place, died at 12:10p.m. Tuesday, November 17,1959, at his home, 34 Bellamy Street, following a long illness. Mr renaud was a former employee of Champlain Silk Mill. Surviving are
his wife Elizabeth; one daughter Mrs. Charles Riley, Troy; three brothers Luke and Elwin of Whitehall, Lawrence of Carbondale, Pa; one sister Mrs. Robert Weller, Detroit, Mich and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

The body has been removed to the Jillson Funeral Home, Williams Street, where friends may call between 2 and 5 and 7 and 10 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home at 2p.m. Friday with the Rev. Charles F Divine, pastor of the Methodist church officiating.  Interment will be in Fort Ann cemetery.  (Posted 4/17/00)
Submitted by Laurie



**ROCQUE**

Ferdinand A. Rocque, 70, a life-long resident of Whitehall, passed away at 9:45 p.m., Thursday, December 31 at his home, 12 Wheeler Avenue, after a long illness of one year. He had been confined to bed for one week.  Mr. Rocque was born in Whitehall December 21, 1872, the son of the late Pierre and Adeline Therien Rocque. He married Miss Francilia Normandin, who survives, 46 years ago. Mr. Rocque was educated in the Whitehall public schools and was employed for 20 years by the Delaware and Hudson railroad. He also worked for some time in the Champlain Silk Mills. In late years he had been a fireman at Totem Lodge on Burden Lake, N. Y. Mr. Rocque was a member of Notre Dame des Vctories church, St. Joseph's society and the Catholic Foresters of Rutland.


Besides his wife the deceased is survived by 6 sons, Ernest, Troy; Romauld, North Creek; Leo Whitehall; Joe, Whitehall; Maurice, United States Army, Fort Knox, Ky.; Marc, United States Army, Fort Jackson, SC
A solemn requiem high mass was conducted at Notre Dame des Victoires church Monday morning with the Rev. Robert Charpentier, nephew of the deceased, as celebrant. Rev. Edward A. Dougher was deacon and Rev. Joseph H. Pelletier, sub deacon. Burial was in Our Lady of Angels cemetery. Mr. Rocque's sons acted as bearers.
The following were among the out-of-town persons at the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Farmer, Green Island; Mrs. Eva St.Clair and daughter, Kathleen, Jennie Normandin, Mr. and Mrs. Leland Gardephe, Mrs. Frederick Normandin, Alice Buckley, Florence Giles, Betty Devers, all of Glens Falls; Bernice Adams, Moravia; Rev. Robert Charpentier, Brentwood, L. I.; Marshall Dalton, Saratoga; Albert Dalton, Fort Edward.  (Posted 4/14/00) (Submitted by Rosemary)


**ROCQUE**

Mrs. Francilia Rocque

Whitehall. Mrs. Francilia Rocque, 99, of 12 Wheeler Ave., died Thursday evening (Sept. 20, 1973) at her residence after a long illness. She was the widow of Ferdinand Rocque. She was born Aug. 2, 1884, in Whitehall and was the daughter of Pierre Normandin and Oneisine LaBerge. Mrs. Rocque was a communicant of Notre Dame des Victoires Church, a charter member of the St., Ann Society and member of the Royal Neighbors of America. Survivors include her son, Maurice White (this should be Maurice Rocque) of Whitehall; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Norte Dame des Victoires Church.
Interment will be on Our Lady of Angels Cemetery.  (Posted 4/14/00) (Submitted by Rosemary)


**ROCQUE**

Ernest Rocque
Pierre Ernest Rocque, formerly of Whitehall, died at his home, 216 10th Street, Troy, last Thursday after a long illness. He was a son of Mrs. Ferdinand Rocque of Wheeler Avenue and the late Mr. Rocque. He had been a Delaware and Hudson railroad trainman for many years. Funeral services were held Monday morning at St. Paul the Apostle's church in Troy. A Requiem High Mass was celebrated by the Rev, John J. O'Connor. Burial was in St. Mary's cemetery, Waterford.  (Posted 4/14/00) (Submitted by Rosemary)


**ROCQUE**

Mrs. Ernest Rocque
Mrs. Edith Leddick Rocque, wife of Ernest Rocque died at her home in Troy Tuesday after a short illness. A native of Whitehall, Mrs. Rocque had lived in troy for the past 18 years. In addition to her husband, she is survived by five sons, five daughters and 20 grandchildren.

The funeral will be held Friday morning at St. Paul the Apostle's church where a Requiem Mass will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery, Waterford.  (Posted 4/14/00) Submitted by Rosemary


**ROCQUE**

Ernest E. Rocque, 72

BRUNSWICK -- Ernest E. Rocque, 72, died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital in Troy. Born in Whitehall, son of the late Pierre E. and Edith Leddick Rocque, he had been a Brunswick resident for 41 years. He was educated in the Waterford School System.
Mr. Rocque retired in 1986 from the Standard Manufacturing Co. in Troy after 27 years as a textile spreader and had recently been employed by the Grand Union Co. in Brunswick for 10 years. He was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church in Troy and was a former semi-pro baseball player for the K of C.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Mele Rocque; four daughters, Carol Scriven, Rosemary Seabury, Patricia Zareski, all of Brunswick and Donna Baker of Troy; three brothers, Charles and Leo both of troy and Clifford Rocque of Schroon Lake; three sisters, Monica Ross of Troy, Frances Stowell of Florida, Helen Rocque of Troy; and nine grandsons.
The funeral will be held at 8:45 a.m. Thursday from the Doran Funeral Home, 9 So. Lake Ave., Troy, and at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery, Troy.
Calling hours are 4-9-p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Rocque- Suddenly at St. Mary's Hospital, Troy, NY. March 12, 1995, Ernest E. Rocque. Husband of Catherine Mele Rocque, Father of Mrs. Terry (Carol) Scriven of Brunswick, NY, Mrs. John (Rosemary) Seabury of Brunswick, NY, Mrs. Brian (Donna) Baker of Troy, NY, Mrs. Edward (Patricia) Zareski, Jr. of Brunswick, NY. Son of the late Pierre E. Rocque and Edith Leddick Rocque. Brother of Charles Rock of Troy, NY, Leo Rocque of Troy, NY, Clifford Rocque of Schroon Lake, NY, Mrs. Donald (Monica) Ross of Troy, NY Mrs. Raymond (Frances) Stowell of Florida, Miss Helen Rocque of Troy, NY. Also the late Raymond Rocque, Mrs. James (Patricia) Cole, Mrs. John (Mary) Fitzpatrick. Also survived by 9 grandsons and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Doran Funeral Home, 9 So. Lake Ave at Warren Ave.,Troy, NY Thursday morning at 8:45 a.m. thence to Our Lady of Victory Church, Marshland Ct., Troy, NY where at 9:30 a.m. the liturgy of Christian death and burial will be celebrated.
Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy, NY.
Friends mar call at the funeral home, Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. 
Donations to The American Heart Association, Northeastern Area, 440 New Karner Rd., Albany, NY 12208 in Ernie's memory would be appreciated.  (Posted 4/14/00) Submitted by Rosemary


**ROCQUE**

The Record, Troy, NY Thursday, April 27, 2000

Charles A. Rocque, 80
Troy-- Charles A. Rocque, 80, of Rocque Lane, died Wednesday at Samaritan Hospital after a long illness. 
Born in Whitehall, he was the son of the late Pierre E. and Edith Leddick Rocque and the husband of Katherine Singleton Rocque of Troy.
He was educated in Whitehall public schools and attended Heatly High School in Green Island.
Mr. Rocque was a brakeman for the Delaware and Hudson Railway, retiring in 1985 after more than 42 years of service.
He was an Army vetern of World War II, receiving the Good Conduct, American Campaign, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, Victory and the Philippines Liberation medals.
He was a member of the Lansingburgh Veterans Club, the CRAB Garrison and the Italian Community Center, both in Troy, a life member of the Knickerbocker Steamer Co. in Waterford, the Schroon Lake Fire Co., the Troy Lodge of Elks and the Wynantskill American Legion Post.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Victory Church in Troy and a former communicant of St. Mary's Church in Troy.
Survivors in addition to his wife, include three stepdaughters, Mary Fanelli, Jean Holmes and Kathleen DeBonis, all of Troy; a stepson Frank Agostine of Troy, and three sisters, Monica A. Ross and Helen E. Rocque, both of Troy, and Frances E. Stowell of Summerfield, Fla.; two brothers, Leo G. Rocque Sr. of Troy and Clifford J. Rocque of Schroon Lake; and a grandchild.
The funeral will be at 9:15 a.m. Saturday from the Morris-Stebbins Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick St. in Troy, and at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory Church. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy.
Calling hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 
Contributions may be made to Our Lady of Victory Church Building Fund, North Lake Avenue, Troy, or to Hospice of Rensselaer County, Valley View Drive, Rensselaer 12144.




Rocque - At Troy, NY, April 26, 2000, Charles A. Rocque; husband of Katherine Singleton; father of the late Sharon Rocque; grandfather of Lisa Rocque; brother of Mrs. Monica A. Ross, Leo G. Rocque, Sr., both of Troy, Mrs. Frances E. Stowell of Florida, Clifford J. Rocque of Schroon Lake, and Miss helen E. Rocque of troy, and the late Raymond L. Rocque, Ernest E. Rocque, Patricia A. Cole, and Mary E. Fitzpatrick; stepfather of Mary Fanelli, Jean Holmes, Frank Agostine, and Kathleen DeBonis, all of Troy; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Funeral on Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m. from the Morris-Stebbins Miner & Sanvidge Funeral Home, 312 Hoosick Street, Troy, thence to Our Lady of Victory Church, Troy, where the Liturgy of Christian Death & Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m.
Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Troy.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend and may also call at the funeral home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions to Our Lady of Victory Church Building Fund, North Lake Avenue, Troy, NY or to Hospice of Rensselaer Valley View Drive, Rensselaer, NY 12144, in memory of Charles A. Rocque will be greatly appreciated.  (Posted 5/2/00)  Submitted by Rosemary Seabury


 

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