Obituary of Philip Roche, Jr.
Philip E. Roche, Jr, aged 82, passed surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Hilda Roche (Devenny). Devoted father of Melanie Cedrone (Anthony), Lisa Dorris (Darren) and Melissa Molter (Andy). Proud grandfather of Massimo Menegaz, Roarke Menegaz, Elizabeth Molter, Kathryn Molter and Alexander Dorris. Dear brother of John Roche and Margaret Mary Sheridan. Phil is predeceased by brothers Anthony Roche, Paul Roche and sister Patricia Roche. Phil owned Blackwood Liquors for over 40 years and as a young man sailed the world as a merchant marine for Sun Oil. He was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed playing basketball. He was also considered a connoisseur and enthusiast of Wawa coffee. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday morning 11:00AM-12:00PM St. Simon Stock Parish Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church 178 W. White Horse Pike Berlin, NJ 08009. Funeral Mass 12:00PM. Cremation and interment will take place privately. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Roman Catholic High School, 301 N Broad St., Philadelphia PA, 19107 would be appreciated. Arrangements under the direction of COSTANTINO FUNERAL HOME 231 W. WHITE HORSE PIKE BERLIN, NJ 08009. For additional information or to email lasting condolences;Costantinofh.com