Obituary of William Joseph Roach
William Joseph Roach
Brighton: June 26, 2020 age 89.
Predeceased by his loving wife of 28 years Julie C. Roach and his sister Mary Catherine Roach. Survived by his 6 children Dan (Louise), Charles (Michelle), John, William (Carol), Timothy (Kim) & Jennifer (David) Boothby.
Bill was a loving grandfather to his granddaughters Jessica, Delaney, Savannah (Travis) O'Neal, Erin (Adam) Dickson, Ryan (Brendan) McGinnis, Juliana Boothby; his two grandsons William Roach & Dylan Boothby. Bill also had great-grandchildren Victoria Dickson, Gavin Lane, George & Weylin McGinnis. Bill is survived by his second wife of 29 years Joann Roach.
Bill was devoted to his Catholic Faith and Irish Heritage. He was a milk bottle collector and loved reading his never-ending stack of newspapers. He worked as a buyer for McKesson for 35 years. He was a gentleman of the old school, retaining and practicing in everyday life the highest moral instincts. Bill will be dearly missed by his family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local Food Cupboard.
No prior calling hours. Services will be held Thursday 11 AM at Holy Cross Church (4112 E Genesee St, Dewitt, NY 13214). Interment St. Mary's Cemetery.