Michael A. Roche

Michael A. Roche, 72, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, September 12, 1938, in East. St. Louis, IL, died Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Mr. Roche worked as a supervisor for Monsanto. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Edward F. and Catherine nee Walsh Roche
  • 2 Sisters
    • Rita May Roche
    • Catherine Roche
  • Brother: Edward Donald Roche

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Vernell nee Simpson Roche of Belleville, IL
  • 2 Sons:
    • Thomas Roche of Caseyville, IL
    • Joseph (Katrina) Roche of Belleville, IL
  • 4 Brothers:
    • Daniel (Charlene) Roche of Manchester, MO
    • Joseph (Dorothy) Roche of Warren , NJ
    • Leo (Nova) Roche of Dayton, OH
    • Jim (Mary El) Roche of Fairview Heights, IL
  • Sister: Dorothy Keeling of Belleville, IL
  • 7 Granchildren: Jonathan, Matthew, Jessika, Jacob, Daniel, Samuel, Michael
  • Nieces and Nephews:
    • Terri Dankenbring
    • Debra Bozzardi
    • Stephen Stosberg
    • Karen Rodriguez
    • Michael Stosberg
    • David Stosberg
    • Dale Keeling
    • Rita Durzo
    • Don Keeling
    • Jim Roche
    • Kelley Shore
    • Michael Roche
    • Molly Watkins
    • Cathy Winn
    • Peggy Stufft
    • Dan Roche
    • Kevin Roche
    • Donna Roche
    • Pamela Estell
    • Tracy Roche
    • Ryan Roche
  • Great Nieces and Great Nephews
  • Many Close Friends and Neighbors

Memorials: Masses would be appreciated or Donor's Choice.

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 P.M., Friday, April 29 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral procession will be leave the funeral home at 9:40am for a mass of Christian burial at 10:00am Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Blessed Sacrament, with Father Matthew Elie officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Condolences left for Michael A. Roche:

    I just wanted you all to know that I'm thinking of you during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Please let me know if I can help in anyway.
    Much Love to all,

    Andrea & Brett Agne Fairview Heights IL 62208

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. My prayers are with you all. Mike was a great man to work for and with. he will be truly missed.

    Elton King Sauget Il 62201