Rochester, NY: Wednesday, August 29, 2012. Mary is predeceased by husband, Joseph in May, 2004. Survived by her adoring children, Stephen Alarie, Mary Jo Samuels, (Late William S. Samuels IV), Linda (Bill) Altpeter, Joseph II (Sylvia) Alarie, Amy Alarie; Cherished grandchildren, Caitlin Altpeter, Shannon Altpeter, Kelsey Altpeter, Shannon Samuels, Joseph Alarie III, Cassidy Alarie; sister, Ann Cross. We will miss her so. She was Witty & Pretty, Warm & Loving, Artistic and Delightfully Creative. She will always hold an UNRIVALED place in our Hearts. At her request, there will be no calling hours. The funeral service will be private. Anyone wishing to honor her memory could surprise someone with an unexpected act of Kindness.

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  1. All I can say is that Mary was one of the happiest, nicest, and sincere people I have ever met! She was always full of joy and was always smiling. That’s the way I will always remember her. She will be missed and my prayers go out to my family members who I know feel this loss deeply. Thinking of all of you! Love you!


  2. Amy I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom looked like a beautiful fun loving women! My thought and prayers are with you and your family
    Nancy Ducci Hayes

  3. Dear Alarie Family,

    You are in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish you strength during this difficult time. Cherish all of yor amazing memories, and enjoy the stories that others will continue to share with you. May they warm your heart, and give you peace. Thinking of you, Steph & Byron

  4. Dear Amy and family. I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Amy, No doubt my recollection of your light hearted approach to life when we worked and lived together at Disney was a manifestation of your mom’s approach to life. I will do a random act of kindness in her memory. What a wonderful tribute to her! All my love. Scottie.

  5. Dear Cousin, I am so sorry to hear the passing of your mom. I have fond memories of your mom and the whole family, when we were all younger. My prayers are with you. God bless you all.

  6. Dear Family,

    We will miss Mary so much! She was so often the life of the party – her humor and wonderful laugh were infectious and her joy for life and great love for her family was obvious. We are hoping that you find strength and comfort in sharing memories and in remembering all of the great times with her together as you reflect on her life.

    We are so sorry for the loss of your mother, grandmother and sister.

    With love and deepest sympathy,
    Marilyn and Joe

  7. How truly saddened I was to read of Aunt Mary’s passing and Uncle Joe’s passing too. She had a vibrant personality with a wonderful hearty laugh. She was so creative and artistic! We had many memorable family gatherings back in the day and she was always the life of the party. My deepest sympathies to the whole family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  8. I am beyond sad to have read of Mary’s passing. I am so happy that I had the opportunity to see her recently. She has the most amazing spirit!!! Her home was as beautiful as she . The few times I was at her home, she always spoke of her children and grands. An amazing woman that will be missed . I will do as she requests and ‘play it forward’ for someone. Peace to all of you.

  9. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Mother. She was a very sweet, funny and talented lady. I loved to hear her laughter and that beautiful smile of hers.
    R.I.P Aunt Mary

  10. I am SO sorry to hear of the loss of your mother/grandmother. Please know we are keeping you all in our thoughs and prayers. Thinking of you all during this hard time. Know she is in a better place and will be with you ALWAYS. xoxo

    Maria, Jeff, Jake and Samantha Keller… Tyson too 🙂

  11. I;m so sorry for your loss of your MOTHER. When I drive by 1308 fond memories come to mind of your parents and you all. It was like a family away from home. May God watch over and guide you through this difficult time.


  12. Linda, Bill and girls,
    Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family at this difficult time! May you find strength in the love and support of your family and the many memories you have.

  13. Mary and Joe will always hold that special place in my heart From my earliest childhood memories at the donut shop to adulthood, there is not a day that goes by without reflecting on what a blessing it was to have such friends as Mary and Joe . May GOD bless them and the Alarie’s
    Mike V

  14. Mrs. Alarie had a unique gift of making others feel so special and important… She graced a room with her beautiful smile, her delightful laugh, her funny stories and her quick wit. I am so grateful to have known her and will cherish my memories. God bless you all as you morn your precious mom.

  15. My thoughts and prayers are with you all, during this difficult time, of the loss of your mother. I will cherish the memories we had on Creek Rd. and Rugby Ave.

  16. our thoughts and prayers are with your whole family. mary was awonderful person. she always brought alot of fun and laughter to us all,especially during holiday grt togethers where she entertained us great and funny stories and experiences. she will be sadly missed and in our hearts. god bless!

  17. So sorry to hear of Marys passing , she was a delightful lady. Always enjoyed seeing and visiting with her on July 3rd at the O’Connors. Our sympathy to all the faimily.
    Jack and Maureen Reynolds

  18. So sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. We remember so many happy times together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

    Lillian and family

  19. Thinking about all of you at this difficult time. Mary and Joe will always be with you in your hearts and your cherised memories. God bless

  20. To the entire Alarie family, my sincere condolances for your loss. I have many fond memories of Mary, she was unique in a wonderful way! May you all cherish the memories her.

  21. We loved having Mrs. Alarie as our neighbor–she was classy, lovely, and kind. We will miss seeing her beautiful smile on Rugby Avenue. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Alarie family at this time, and we hope that many happy memories bring you strength and comfort.

  22. We were so sorry to hear about your mom, Amy! (and Grandma, sister, friend to many others) We wish we could have been able to meet her. She sounds like a fun, vivacious person! (Kind of like you Amy…) Cherish the time you spent together and hold your memories of her close to your heart. Our prayers are with all of you.

    Steve and Julie

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