Jean Roach



Jean Roach Jean Roach, 82, of Dieppe, NB, passed away suddenly on Monday, November 17th, 2008. Born in Atholville, NB, he was the son of the late Ernest Roach and the late Ida (née: Ouellette) Roach- Gallant.


Mr. Roach was retired from the Canadian National Railway. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Lorraine (née: Lavoie); one daughter, Thelma (Rodrigue) Babineau of Moncton; one son, Bobby (Charline) Roach of Hinton, AB; one sister, Léona (late Gerry) Harrigan of Dieppe; three brothers: Arnel (Irène) Roach of Miramichi, Joe (Diane) Roach of Ottawa and Léo (Doris) Roach of Moncton; three half-brothers: Ernest (Shirley) Gallant of Miramichi, Ronald (Bernice) Gallant of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC and Paul Gallant of Fredericton; one sister-in-law, Lylla of Dieppe; 5 grandchildren: Leesa (John), Nicole (Serge), Suzanne (Christian), Eric and Luc; four great grandchildren: Candace, Ryan, Sophie and Alexa, as well as several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one son, Ernest in 2001 and also by one brother, Eddy.


Visitation will be held from Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB 857-1901, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm. and from 7 to 9 pm; and on Thursday from 12: 30 pm. until time of departure. Funeral mass will be celebrated from Ste-Thérèse Roman Catholic Church, on Thursday, November 20th, 2008 at 1: 30 pm. Interment in St-Francois-de-Sales Parish Cemetery, Rogersville, NB. Due to allergies, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be appreciated by the family.