Margaret A. Roche, Scranton, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday at the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania. She is the wife of Ret. Det. Capt. Frank Roche.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late John and Mary Radzicki Korman, she graduated from Scranton Technical High School in 1959 and after graduation was employed in the garment industry for a short period. She later was employed for 28 years by the Char-Mont Restaurant in the Globe Store and was best known as Marge for her friendly smile.
She fully enjoyed working in her garden with her neighbor Sandy and taking trips with her husband and friends.
Also surviving are her son John Thomas of Clarks Summit; stepsons Brian Roche and wife Kim of Lancaster and Timothy Roche and wife Kim of Palmyra; sisters Patricia Sweeney and husband Thomas of Jessup, Joan White of Lakewood, CA and Marcia Korman of Olyphant; a brother Thomas Korman and wife Carol of Scranton; grandchildren; great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Darlene Dunay and the nurses and staff of the 2nd floor at the Jewish Home for the compassionate and dedicated care they gave to Marge.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at 10am in the Immaculate Conception Church 801 Taylor Ave. Scranton by Rev. Joseph Sica.
All planning on attending the Mass are invited to go directly to the church.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7pm in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.
Interment, Cathedral Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family encourages memorial contributions be made to St Joseph’s Center 2010 Adams Ave. Scranton 18509.
For directions, to share a memory or to leave your condolences for the family please visit www.vanstonandjames.com