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Robert R. Marcoux

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Robert R. Marcoux 1952 - 2008 BENNINGTON Robert R. Marcoux, 55, a well-known resident of Division Street died unexpectedly on Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. Born in Bennington on Sept. 20, 1952, son of the late Roland and Mary Tocco Marcoux, Bob received his education in Bennington and was a 1970 graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School. He received a bachelor's degree in education from the former North Adams State College, (Mass.) now MCLA, and a master's degree in educational administration from Castleton State College. Bob's first teaching job was at Monument Elementary School, where he later became the principal. Later, he was employed as the Assistant Superintendant of Finance at the Southwestern Vermont Supervisory Union, retiring June 2005. He most recently was employed at Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company in Bennington. Bob was a member of Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church, where he and his wife Kathi were members of the Contemporary Folk Group. An avid Boston Red Sox fan, Bob also enjoyed gardening, home projects and animals, especially his dog, Roxy. He leaves his wife, the former Kathi Howard, whom he married Aug. 5, 1979 in Norfolk, Mass. Besides his wife, he leaves their sons, Nathaniel A. Marcoux and his wife, Colleen, of Bennington, and Jason R. Marcoux of East Greenbush, N.Y.; a grandson, Alexander of East Greenbush, N.Y.; two brothers, Richard Marcoux and his wife, Kathleen, of Bennington and Ronald Marcoux and his wife, Willhemena, of Illinos, five nieces and two nephews. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be Saturday, July 12, 2008, from the MAHAR and SON FUNERAL HOME at 11:30 a.m. with a prayer and then from Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church at noon where the Mass of Resurrection will be offered. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, July 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. when the family will be in attendance. If friends desire, contributions in memory of Robert R. Marcoux may be made to either the Second Chance Animal Shelter, the Vermont Chapter of the , or Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales Church through the office of the Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 10, 2008
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