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“Wanda Tony and I are so sorry to hear about the loss of your Sweet Mom. I met your Mom at Laurie' s benefit. She was a very kind and caring person....Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: mary benware - plattsburgh, NY

“Dear Lynne and all of the family,I was deeply saddened to hear of Marie's passing. She was a wonderful woman. One of the kindest, sweetest people I...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Colleen Purcell - Catskill, NY

“we were sorry to hear of Marie's passing. He was such a sweet lady. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. The Family of Clarence and Marie...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Tom and Gayle (LaFreniere) Grogan - NY

“It was an honor and privilege to get to know Marie during the years my husband and I camped at Ranch Side. She was a wonderful woman and will be in...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Anne Foran - LaSallle,Queec

“My condolences to the entire family. Been a few years since we had been up North to see the family, and I was just thinking of Marie the other day. ...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Paula Hepburn - Russell, MA

“Sorry for you loss. My thoughts are with you. ”
6 of 17 | Posted by: Joanie Duquette - Friend

“She is the heart of Ranchside, would always go out of her way with even the smallest of issues. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Craig Stow - Cadyville, NY

“My sincere condolences to Sam and family. I feel very blessed for having known Marie. She always met me in the Ranchside Campgrounds office with a...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Larraine Smith

“Dear Sam and all your family, David and I are truly sorry for the loss of your loving wife and for your children the loss of the worlds best mom....Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Johnson - Ellenburg Depot, NY

“Eileen and Roger, I was so sorry to hear of your sister's passing. We are holding you in our hearts and Marie in our prayers. With Love, Vicki and...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Vicki Ciplickas - Easley, SC

“Marie took care of my daughter Catherine's Wedding reception 21 years ago. Her friendliness and professionalism certainly won't be forgotten. She...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Marge Rushford - Ellenburg Depot, NY

“Wanda my thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Rebecca Taylor - Dracut, MA

“I have known Marie since i was a young teenager. She welcomed me into her home as one of katrinas friends, provided a delicious meal at my wedding in...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Marcia and Neil Trombley and Family

“I will never forget the warm and welcoming way Marie always greeted my family. Her smile, her humor, her logic, her deep love of God, her deep love...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Willie and Margie Harris and Family - MA

“I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Trombley numerous times. She was such a lovely woman. Katrina was so fortunate to have her as a mother. My...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jenny Bedell - Essex, NY

“Not sure where to start.. we have camped at Sam & Marie's for several years now.. best times of our lives... things will never be the same without...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Bonnie Lasher - Keeseville, NY

“Marie was a wonderful person and a vibrant member of our community. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Our condolences are extended to...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Ross Funeral Home


Marie Cecil LaValley Trombley, 76, of Ellenburg, entered "eternal rest" on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
She was born May 8, 1938, in Mooers Forks, the daughter of the late Genevieve (Bosley) and Andrew LaValley.
She attended St. Peter's School in Plattsburgh. She graduated from Mooers High School in 1956. Marie married Samuel J. Trombley on August 4, 1956.
Marie is predeceased by her parents and two brothers, Walter and Ronald LaValley.
Survivors include two sons: Samuel A. Trombley and his companion Carolyn Reid of Champlain, Christopher K. Trombley of Marlborough, MA; four daughters: Wanda A. Bushey and her husband Randy of Hudson, NH, Bonnie T. Acosta and her husband Dr. Edwin Acosta of Elmira, NY, Lynne M. Swedick and her husband Paul of Albany, NY, and Katrina M. Stone and her husband Jamie of Ellenburg Depot; one brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Maryann LaValley; one sister and brother-in-law, Eileen and Roger Blow, four sisters-in-laws, Doris LaValley, Marguerite Forrett, Eunice Bell, and Eleanor and her husband Kenneth Steady. Marie's thirteen grandchildren are: Nolan Reid, Kirsten Gleason, Gregory Bushey, Sandra McKay-Bushey, Emily Bushey, Hannah Bushey, Ashley Acosta, Evin Acosta, Schuyler Acosta, Christian Trombley, Logan Swedick, Landon Stone and Madison Stone. Marie's four great-grandchildren are: Keegan Gleason, Ryan Gleason, Adrian Estebanez, and Ethan Estebanez, several nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Marie's Spiritual/Religious Life Includes: Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Altar and Rosary Society Member, District Deputy, Regent, and member of the Catholic Daughters, completed a two-year Formation for Ministry program in the Diocese of Ogdensburg, led the Project Gabriel program, advocate for the Right to Life, Religious Education Coordinator and educator, prayer line liaison, RCIA Director, served on the Benevolent Committee, member of the Diocese Pastoral Council, Legislative Chairman of Diocese of Ogdensburg, and a member of Bible Study groups.
Marie's Professional Life: Worked at Plattsburg Air Force Base (ITT Kelleogg Communications), which was responsible for the installation of Atlas missiles, Secretary for the Director of Nursing at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital, Co-owner of Trombley's Construction, Frosty Lounge Diner, Ranch Side Park Campsite and caterer of many receptions at Trombley's Club House. She once was the Republican Vice Chairman of Clinton County and an active member of the Ellenburg Republican Committee. She attended two Presidential Inaugurations in Washington, D.C. with her husband Sam.
Marie's Family Life: Devoted Wife, AMAZING MOTHER, Loving Grandmother and Great-grandmother! SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED BY ANYONE WHO KNEW HER!
There will be no public calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 27th, at St. Edmund's Catholic Church in Ellenburg, NY. Marie's nephew, Bishop Terry LaValley & Fr. Ted Crosby will officiate over the Mass as well as other local clergy. Burial will follow at St. Edmund's Cemetery.

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Ross Funeral Home
2586 Route 11 Mooers, NY 12958
Tel. (518) 236-2222

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