Oscar Roach, 86, of Moncton, passed away on Monday January 8, 2018 at the Dr. Georges-L.-Dumont UHC. Born on June 12, 1931 in Acadieville, he was the son of the late Joseph and Dométhilde (Richard) Roach.
Prior to his retirement, Oscar was employed for JD Irving for numerous years. He was a member and former treasurer with the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Golden Age Club where he devoted countless volunteer hours. His favorite hobbies were bowling, darts and playing cards.
He is survived by three daughters: Linda Roach (Isidore) of Saint-Louis, Gloria McLaughlin (Michel) and Lucille Kelly (Marven), both of Aldouane; one son, Emile (Annette) of Dieppe; six grandchildren: Eugene (Cynthia), Christine (Jonathan), Brian, Tina (Luke), Yves, and Tammy (Matt); two great-grandchildren: Courtney and Kaylee; five sisters: Dorilla Richard (late Gérard) of Rogersville, Sr Stella Roach c.n.d. of Québec, Suzanne Simmonds (late Eric) of Dieppe, Sr Jeanne Roach c.n.d. of Saint-Louis, and Alfreda Comeau (Roger) of Saint-Louis; one brother, Camille (Alice) of Rogersville; as well as several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Jeannine Maillet (2017); three brothers: Robert, Emile and Ernest.
The family will receive condolences at Frenette Funeral and Cremation Centre, 88 Church Street, Moncton (858-1900) Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm and Friday from 10 am until time of departure (10:45). The funeral mass will be celebrated at Notre-Dame-de-Grâce R.C. Church, 854 Mountain Road, Moncton Friday January 12, 2018 at 11 am. Interment will be in Acadieville parish cemetery. In memory of Oscar, a contribution to the Acadieville parish cemetery or to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated.
Words of comfort and donations may be made at www.frenettefuneralhome.com