MONTPELIER - Marina Matthews Brock of Montpelier died Oct. 29, 2012, at her home on East State Street.
Marina was born March 31, 1956, in Manhattan, N.Y. She graduated from the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., Vassar College and Fashion Institute of Technology. Prior to moving to Vermont, Marina worked for Fonthill Limited in the Decoration and Design building in New York and was formerly married to Tad Hyde.
While living in Montpelier, Marina worked at the Lash Furniture store and at the Rite-Aid drug store on Main Street.
She is survived by her parents, Mitchell and Gioia Brock of Boca Grande, Fla.; her sister, Felicity Brock Kelcourse of Indianapolis, Ind.; her brother, Hovey Brock of Brooklyn, N.Y.; and her sister, Laura Brock of Manhattan.
In her later years, Marina suffered from the debilitating and progressive disease of schizophrenia which affects one percent of the population worldwide with no known treatment or cure.
A private committal will be held next summer.
The family wishes to thank Leeds Brewer, Patty and Steve Ribolini, and all who showed her kindness.
Contributions in her memory may be sent to the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research, Cognitive Neuorscience and Schizophrenia Research Division, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, NY 10962.