Veronica Roche

July 9th, 1927 to January 11th, 2006
Obituary for Veronica T. Roche Port Huron - Veronica Teresa Mary Anne Roche, 78, died Wednesday, January 11, 2006 in her home. She was born July 9, 1927 in Sarnia Ontario to the late John P. And Vera Langan. She Married Richard R. Roche on September 12, 1963 in Our Lady of Mercy Church in Sarnia. He preceded her in death on October 11, 1997. Veronica received her formal education at Our Lady of Mercy School and St. Patrick's High School in Sarnia. She graduated as an RN in 1949 from St. Joseph's Hospital in Chatham and worked at Metropolitan Hospital in Windsor, St. Joseph's in Sarnia and Mercy Hospital in Port Huron. Veronica was a devoted member of St. Joseph Church and the Christian Mothers Society of the church. She is survived by her son, John C. Roche of Port Huron; grandchildren; Robbie and Anelia of Port Huron; brothers; Patrick (Margaret) Langan of Chatham and Brian (Anita) Langan of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario; sisters; Marcella (Edward) Palmer of Picton Ontario and Margaret Hummell of Sarnia; brother-in-law, Charles (Edna) Roche of Ft. Gratiot; numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her brother, Mark Langan; brother-in-laws, Robert Hummell and Frederick Roche and sister-in-laws, Mary O'Neil and Maxine Langan. A Memorial Mass to celebrate Veronica's life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church. The Rev. Brian K. Cokonougher, pastor will officiate. Family will receive friends from 9a.m. until the service Thursday at church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. For guest book and information, pleas visit

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