STOCKHOLM - Blanche Ozarchuk, 91, longtime resident of Lake Tamarack in Stockholm, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019.


Blanche was born in New York City, N.Y., and lived in Maspeth, N.Y., before moving to Stockholm. Blanche was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Church and worked for many years as the school secretary at Hardyston Township Elementary School.


Blanche was predeceased by her beloved husband of 60 years, Michael Ozarchuk. She was the devoted mother of Joyce Cluess and her husband, Chris, and Janet Ozarchuk. Blanche is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Jessica Cluess and Meredith Cluess-Ferraina.


Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20, at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 294 Sparta Ave., Sparta.


In lieu of flowers, donations to one of Blanche’s favorite charities, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Boys Town, or St. Labre Indian School would be appreciated.