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James Roache

James Douglas "Papa Roache-Pop-Unc" Roache Jr.

Monday, May 22nd, 1933 - Friday, April 2nd, 2021
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Obituary

James Douglas Roache, son of Elder James Roache Sr. and Mother Nancy Carter Roache, was born May 22,1933 in Asbury Park, New Jersey where he lived with his parents,10 sisters and 1 brother. Affectionally known as "Pop", "Poppa Roache" and " Unc died on April 2nd, 2021in Paterson, NJ. He resided in Texas, Kentucky, and various other states before moving to Paterson 43 years ago. He was a truck driver for Kessler Pluming Supplies in Paterson for 10 years. He was a member of the singing group Bibarnaries and the Orios Doo-Wop group as the bass singer.

He served in the United States Army April 17, 1957 - April 20, 1959.

Left to celebrate his life Sisters Priscilla Hayes and Helen Green, brother in law Joe King, sister in law Florence Mc Clain,eight children Bernadette Jefferson, Lynn Turner, Nancy White, Roxanne Coster(Floyd), James White (Shontae), Helen White, Khurshid Qawi,(Hadiya) and Andrienne Hall.Twenty-seven grand kids and Twenty- six great grands.

He was predeceased by his parents , Elder James and Mother Nancy Roache , his only brother Caleb Roache (JoAnne) sisters Marie Jackson, (Clearence) Mildred Jones (Luther), Hattie King, Maggie Mobley (Robert), Pearle Mae Lewis (George), Mary Clark(Howard),Gladys Whitmore (James), Marilyn Roache (Clifton) and two brothers in law, James Hayes and Bishop Green, Son in law Geary Jefferson.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 12th, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 12th, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Seminary Baptist Church
    Address
    193 Haledon Ave,
    PATERSON, NJ 07522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, April 12th, 2021 | 7:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 12th, 2021 7:00pm
    Location
    Seminary Baptist Church
    Address
    193 Haledon Ave,
    PATERSON, NJ 07522
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Michael McDuffy

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  • Army
  • Army
  • Christian Cross

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