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Patrick Dominic Roche

Worked for 37 1/2 years as a Radio Operator (RO)

for the Department of Transport and the Canadian Coast Guard

He retired in 1993

 

 

Passed Away in 2016 - Scroll Down for Obituary  

Décès en 2016 - Avis de décès au bas de la page  

 

 

Obituary

Patrick Dominic Roche

1937  -  2016

 

Passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre, St. John's, NL on June 2, 2016 in his 78th year, Patrick Roche of Burin.

 

Patrick was born on December 29, 1937 in St. John's. He attended Holy Cross in St. John's, attended radio school in Gander, moved to Burin in 1958 to begin working as a radio operator with the then federal Ministry of Transport. Patrick retired after 37 1/2 years of service with the Canadian Coast Guard in 1993.

 

Predeceased by wife Lynette, infant sons, daughter Anne, parents Philip and Rita Cheeseman, foster parents Peter and Anne Roche, brother Philip Cheeseman, sister Frances Addis and brothers-in-law Willem Tjepkema and Bruce Chislett.

 

Leaving to celebrate his life are daughters Suzanne and Jacqueline, son-in-law Craig, grandsons Ryan and Michael and sisters Selina Chislett and Mary Tjepkema plus many cousins, nieces, nephews, colleagues and friends in Canada and USA.

 

The family will be receiving friends at Serenity Funeral Home, Burin on Saturday, June 4th from 2-7 PM and Sunday June 5th from 2-9PM.

 

A Prayer Vigil Will take place on Sunday at 8:00 PM.

 

Funeral Mass will take place on Monday, June 6 at 10AM at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church, Burin with interment following at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cemetery, Penney's Pond.

 

Donations in his memory may be made to St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish, Burin or to a charity of your choice.

 

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home, Burin

 

(Source: Serenity Funeral Home)

 

Last update: May 16, 2017

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