doris raelavaque
Penfield: September 7, 2009. Predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Robert LaVaque. She is survived by her sons, John Rodney LaVaque & Robert James LaVaque; daughter, Barbara Rae (Thomas) Decker; grandchildren, James Culp Decker & Kathryn Rae Decker; brother, Bruce (Agnes) Campbell of WI; sisters-in-law, Sally (Karl) Komor & Grace Elger; other relatives in Green Bay, WI; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Doris was very active in St. Joseph’s Parish, especially in the Stephen Ministry. Her Memorial Mass will be held, Saturday, September 19th, 10 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Church, 43 Gebhardt Road, Penfield NY 14526. Entombment to be held privately on White Haven Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Church or the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in her memory.

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  1. Although we were together so little, we shared a lot. You will be in our prayers and special memories forever. What a joy to believe that you are now fully alive with so many other of our beloved family….and in God’s arms.

  2. Dear Barb and family,

    Just wanted to let you know that you are in my prayers at this time. I know you have the strength of God and your faith in Him to see you through.


  3. Dear Barb, Rob and John

    I am so very sorry to hear about Aunt Dorie’s passing. Please know that you are all in our hearts and prayers

  4. Dear Barbara and Family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with each of you as you celebrate your Mom’s life. Love to you.

  5. Dearest Barb, John & Rob;
    Please know that everyone here in Wisconsin is truly with you in Spirit. All of your Mom’s Green Bay relatives will be gathering during the funeral…at least 20 of us. We all felt a need to be together, and remember all the lovely qualities of Dorie! We love you!
    Uncle Bruce & Aunt Aggie

  6. Dearest Barbara and Family ~ There really are no words to express how sorry we are for your loss. Know that our family stands ready to help in any way we can. You remain in our thoughts and prayers as you celebrate your Mom’s life, and grieve her passing.

  7. Dorie, You were first a neighbor at the cottage and then a friend. You were always there and involved and cheerful. Your peach pie is a legend in our family. We miss you. Joe and Karen and Family.

  8. I was so sorry to read of Dorie’s passing in my Green Bay papoer. She was a high school classmate at West High, and one of the reasons I chose that high school. I lived in a GB suburb, but knew Dorie from growing up at the same church. Had a choice of 4 high schools to attend, but because Dorie and I were good friends, chose the same high school that she attended. Her family will be in my prayers, especially next Sat.

  9. It has been almost 30 years since I last saw Dorie. We were classmates in the Medical Record Program at MCC. I always was impressed with what a dedicated student she was and even though she was one of the ‘older’ students and most of us were fresh out of high school, we were all very close. My deepest sympathies to her family for losing such a wonderful person. Diane Skelton, RHIT, CTR – Director of Medical Records/PrivacyOfficer – United Memorial Medical Center, Batavia, NY

  10. Oh, what a beautiful lady. How can I ever thank her for giving up so many otherwise peaceful nights at home so I could wail away on my guitar in her basement? How can I ever thank her for bringing into our world a family of such fine people? I will miss our lengthy phone chats, her sense of humor, her down-to-earth demeanor, and much more. The world was a better place with her in it. I am a better person for having known her and I am lucky to have been her friend.

  11. To Barbara and Family.
    Our Rochester and California famiy sends our deepest sympathy and love. We continue to pray for you and we are here for you.
    Doris & Henry Fields

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