Robert Roche


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Dangler Funeral Home, Inc.
600 Speedwell Avenue
Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
St. Virgil's Church
250 Speedwell Ave.
Morris Plains, New Jersey, United States


11:30 am - 11:45 am
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Holy Rood Cemetery
61 Whippany Road
Morristown, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Robert B. Roche

Robert B. Roche, 91, of Morristown passed away on January 2, 2019.

Born in Newark, Robert resided in Morristown for 57 years.

He proudly served his country as a “Seabee” in the U.S. Navy during WWII.

Robert worked as a Manager for the Paint Department in Sears in Rockaway for 30 years. He also enjoyed being a Fireman with the Fairchild Fire Department, and a “Special” Officer with the Morris Township Police Department. Robert was a parishioner of St. Virgil’s Church in Morris Plains.

Robert is survived by his loving wife, Rosemarie; and his devoted daughters, Mary Ellen Grundy (Bruce), and Joanne Carrigan. He is also survived by his brother, Boyd Roche (Nancy); his cherished grandchildren, Gregor  Carrigan, Ian Carrigan, Robert Grundy, and Heather Grundy; as well as one niece and many nephews. Robert is predeceased by his beloved son-in-law, Gregor Carrigan.

Family and friends are welcome to gather on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 from 4-7pm at Dangler Funeral Home, 600 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains. A Funeral Mass for Robert will be held on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 10:00am at St. Virgil’s Church, 250 Speedwell Avenue, Morris Plains. Interment will follow at Holy Rood Cemetery, Morristown.

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