In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the IBEW Relief Committee, 5850 Elizabeth, Saint Louis, MO 63110.
Mr. Roche is survived by his wife, Patricia Roche nee McKeever of Wentzville, MO, daughter, Denise Elizabeth (Ned) Roche-Caldwell of Springfield, MO, son, John Thomas (Miriam) Roche, Jr. of St. Charles, MO, brother, Michael Roche of Chicago, IL, grandchildren, Margaret and Lillian Caldwell, grandchildren, Sean and Jacob Roche. He is preceded in death by his father, John Joseph Roche, mother, Margaret Roche nee Phelan, brother, Edward Roche, brother, David Roche, brother, Joseph Roche. Mr. Roche was married to Patricia on November 5, 1966 in St. Louis. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in New Melle. John was a retired Journey Wireman, a lifetime member of Local #1 IBEW. Mr. Roche was an avid golfer and member of IBEW Retirees Club. Mr. Roche is survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. He never met a stranger and will be sadly missed by his family and friends.