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Patrick "Pat" Albert Roche

Patrick "Pat" Albert Roche, 91, resident of 1400 N. Main St. passed away peacefully Friday Jan. 23, 2015 at Hospice of the Piedmont in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Abbeville, SC he was a son of the late Joseph Edward Roche and Jennie Mae Jones Roche.

Pat was a retired agent with CSX Railroad with over 40 years of service. He was a loyal and faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Pat was one of the founding members of the Seaboard Credit Union. He was also a member of The Knights of Columbus. He loved and was very found of his cats and dogs.

Survivors include 2 daughters Kathy Madden (Roy) of Abbeville, SC and Linda Stone of Hodges, SC; ten grandchildren, twenty six great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

He was twice married, first to the late Sarah Spelts Roche and last to the late Martha Ellenberg Roche. He was preceded in death by a son Patrick (Rick) Roche and four brothers Edward Roche, James Roche, Johnny Roche and Dr. William "Bill" Roche and two sisters Elizabeth Francisco and Sarah Jefferies. He was the last member of his immediate family.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015 in the chapel of Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home at 4:00 PM with Father Bob Sayer officiating. The burial will follow in Long Cane Cemetery. The family is at the home 1400 N. Main St. Abbeville, SC.

The family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 3:00 until 4:00 PM at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials may be made in memory of Pat to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646, Sacred Heart Catholic Church PO Box 812 Abbeville, SC 29620 or to The Abbeville Humane Society c/o PO Box 49776 Greenwood, SC 29649.

Visitation

Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
3:00-4:00 PM

Service

Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
4:00 PM

Interment

Long Cane Cemetery
184 Hwy 20
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

Memorial Contributions

Hospice of the Piedmont
408 West Alexander Ave
Greenwood, SC 29646 Sacred Heart Catholic Church
PO Box 812
Abbeville, SC 29620 Abbeville Humane Society
c/o PO Box 49776
Greenwood, SC 29649

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Oh, how I treasure my childhood memories of our family get-togethers! The summers at your lake house were so special! You taught me to water ski, as well as many of your nieces and nephews. I know that Grayson was a pro.Sleep in Heavenly peace, Uncle Pat!

Angie Thompson Jan 28 2015 12:00 AM