In Loving Memory of Ann M. Roche
Ann M. RocheDunmore, PA August 29, 1941 ~ March 12, 2017 Date of Service: March 17, 2017
Ann M. Roche of Dunmore passed away Sunday afternoon at Geisinger Community Medical Center. She is survived by her husband, Joseph. The couple had been married for 54 years.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Elizabeth Zadie Pirritano and was a graduate of Dunmore High School. She was an active member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish and the Scranton Prep Parents Club. She was an avid New York Yankees fan. She was also a woman of great faith.
Ann was well known for her cooking and was a very generous and giving person. Her greatest love was her husband, children, grandchildren, family and friends. She was a loving and loyal sister and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Also surviving are daughters, Mary Beth Burke and husband, David, Ashburn, Va.; Cathy Walsh and husband, Michael, Dunmore; Sandy Michael and husband, Joseph, St. John, Fla.; and son, Joseph P. and wife, Marisa, Conshohocken, Pa.; grandchildren, Bridget, Katie and Matthew Walsh, Joseph, Patrick and Megan Michael, Grace, Nora and Andrew Roche; a sister, Elizabeth Korty and husband, Jesse, Scott Twp.; a niece, Stacey Burnley and husband, Ralph; and great-nephews, Michael and Peter Burnley. She also leaves behind numerous loving relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Santa Pirritano.
Her family wishes to thank the staff at Geisinger Community Medical Center's Emergency Room and Intensive Care Unit, especially nurses Adrianna and Collette and Dr. Srikanth Hosur and Dr. A.J. Shetty for all of their care and compassion.
The funeral will be Friday from St. Mary's Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore, with Mass at 11 a.m.
Interment is private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass on Friday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Scranton Preparatory School, 1000 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, PA 18509.