November 28, 2007
The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
ROACH, Richard W., 73, of Walker Road, Follansbee, W.Va., died November 26, 2007, in Trinity West Medical Center, Steubenville, Ohio.
He was born August 23, 1934 in Colliers, W.Va., son of the late Perry Rocchio Roach, Sr. and Mary Pogonovich Smith Roach,
Richard was retired from Weirton Steel; was affiliated with St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee; and was a Army Veterean at Peacetime.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rose Caruso Roach who passed on June 29, 2005; one daughter, Stacey Roach who passed July 7, 2001; and one brother, Perry Roach, Jr.
Surviving are two sons, Rick Roach and his wife, Dawn, of Follansbee, Scott Roach and his wife, Amy, of Follansbee; two brothers, Robert Roach and his wife, Donna, of Clearwater, Fla., Edward Roach and his wife, Irene, of Weirton; and one grandchild, Stone Anthony Roach of Follansbee.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 28, 2007 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Reasner Funeral Home 1515 Charles Street, Wellsburg. There will also be a Christian Wake 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Thursday November 29, 2007, 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee, with Father Gary Naegle of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Follansbee officiating.
Entombment in Highland Hills Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Follansbee.