Marlene H. Arquette, 78, of Hogansburg


Hogansburg - Mrs. Marlene H. Arquette, 78, 378 State Route 37, peacefully passed away this morning, November 23, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her loving family and friends.

Marlene was born August 27, 1934, in Hogansburg, the daughter of Mitchel L. and Elizabeth Cook Jacobs.  She attended the St. Regis Mohawk School, and graduated from Massena High School in 1953.  She also attended Mater Dei College.  On May 31, 1959 she married Francis Arquette, at the St. Regis Catholic Church, he predeceased her on January 31, 1993.

Marlene first worked in Rochester for Eastman Kodak, and upon her return home in 1974, she went to work for Levi’s in Cornwall; then as a Home Health Aide for North Country Services, and then worked as an Out Reach Person for the St. Regis Mohawk for the Aging until her retirement.

Marlene was a communicant of St. Regis Catholic Church, and a member of the Hogansburg Senior Citizens, Franklin County RSVP, she was a Library Board Member, past President of the St. Regis Mohawk Education Committee, and a former member of the Salmon River Central School board.

She loved her grandchildren dearly, loved going for long walks.  Marlene always enjoyed travelling to many, many places and took several cruises.  She also enjoyed reading, water aerobics, attending sporting events, and loved watching football, and hockey.  She was also a volunteer at the Senior Citizens for bingo.

Marlene is survived by her children, Steven and June Arquette of Rochester; Mary Arquette of Akwesasne; David and Mary Arquette of Akwesasne; John Arquette of Georgia; Craig Arquette of Akwesasne; and a chosen son, Angus Jacobs of Akwesasne; and ten grandchildren, and three sisters, Mary Catalino of Stoughton, MA, Ida and Ronald Thomas, and Shirley Arquette, all of St. Regis Village; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, and her brother, Harry T. Jacobs on February 12, 1990.

Friends may call at The Homemakers, Snye, QE, starting at 2:00 PM on Sunday.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Regis Catholic Church, Monday at 11:00 AM.  Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Hogansburg.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Library, Freedom School, or the Akwesasne Senior Citizens in her memory.

Condolences may be made online at

Monday, October 5, 2015
, Watertown, NY
More On Demand

Funeral Homes Listings

Jefferson County:

Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Carthage

Calarco, D.L. Funeral Home, Watertown

Costello Funeral Service, Alexandria Bay

Cummings Funeral Service
Watertown - 315-782-0830
Clayton - 315-686-5101

Frederick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa

Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, Watertown

Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter

Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Watertown

Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown

Cleveland Funeral Home,,Cape Vincent

Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont

Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage

Carpenter-Stoodley, Belleville

T.R. Jetty Funeral Home, Clayton

Piddock Funeral Home, Adams

Lewis County

Adirondack Funeral Home, Croghan

Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville

Scanlon Funeral Home, Croghan

Scanlon Funeral Home, Harrisville

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville

St. Lawrence County

IslandView Funeral Services, Morristown

Hammill Funeral Home, Winthrop

Buck Funeral Home, Norwood

Fox-McLellan Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

French Funeral Home, Gouverneur

Green Funeral Home, Gouverneur

Phillips Memorial Home, Massena

Allen-Nichols Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

Frary Funeral Home, Ogdensburg

Lawrence Funeral Home, Canton

O'Leary Funeral Home, Canton

Allen-Denesha Funeral Home, De Kalb Junction
(315) 347-2122

French Funeral Home Inc., Gouverneur

French Funeral Home Inc., Edwards

French Funeral Home Inc., Star Lake

This content requires the latest Adobe Flash Player and a browser with JavaScript enabled. Click here for a free download of the latest Adobe Flash Player.

What's On TonightFull Schedule