Effie Roach

Obituary of Effie Roach

Roach, Effie (nee Bowman) 96 years, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Erie Shores Health Care in Leamington. Beloved wife of the late Ward “Bud” Roach (2012) for 66 years. Loving mother of Cathy Neroda and husband Bob, Wheatley; Pat Ivy, Windsor. Adored nan of Melissa (Nelson Carvalho), Jeremy Smith, Shane Ivy, Jared Ivy, and proud great nan of Shauna, Matthew, Saidi and Ava. Dear sister of Lee Bowman (Janet), sister-in-law Vivian Bowman, brother-in-law Bill Roach (Marlene). Predeceased by siblings Ken (late Earlene), Stewart (late Helen), Jean Dresser (late Gerry), Jack (late Betty), Dorothy Gogolin, Carl, Archie, Murray and Billie. Special aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. Effie was a longtime employee for over 30 years with CJSP/CHYR who was so very loved by her many colleagues and friends. Effie still enjoyed her visits from her fellow colleagues. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) Monday 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Effie’s life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11 a.m. Interment at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Tilbury to follow. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Downtown Mission or the Salvation Army. Family and friends are invited to share their words of comfort or make a charitable contribution at www.reidfuneralhome.ca