- Local Guide
Genevieve C. Roach, 78, Sykesville, died Monday, April 4, 2011, at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
She was born June 17, 1932, in Nanty Glo, a daughter of the late James and Carey (Himes) Whitsell.
She was married to Robert Roach, who preceded her in death.
Surviving relatives include five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a daughter, Louise Vandervort; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three sons, Robert Roach, Elmer Roach and an infant son, John Roach; a great-granddaughter, Amber Zeidick; a brother, James Whitsell; and a sister, Mae Ferguson.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the McCabe Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011, at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Ruffner officiating.
Interment will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Knox Dale.
Online condolences may be made at mccabefuneralhomes.com.