Frances Pearce Roach

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“Rest in peace Aunt Fran. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Pamela Lawrence - Hampton, VA

“To the entire Roach family...My heartfelt prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. I wish I could have been there...and you know I would have...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Mary (Pavlik) Mayer - VA

“I met Mrs Roach in 2016 when I was in rehab for hip replacement, she was a ray of Sunshine always enjoyed talking with her. I returned the following...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your lost . ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: Clyde & Ruth Pratt - Hampton, VA

“I am greatly saddened to hear about the loss of your mother Mrs roach she was truly one of my favorite patients she was like another grandmother to...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Tierra Hunter - Hayes, VA

“We are all going to miss Mrs. Roach so much. Already the Colonial Wing feels different. She was such a wonderful creative woman and so much more than...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Mattie Beckerman - Newport News, VA

“Our family is saddened to hear of your loss. I remember her fondly from Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Nancy, you and your entire family will...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Christina Fortune - Hampton, VA

“I am saddened at the loss of Mrs. Roach..Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.Your mom will always be remembered for her...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Edwards Darrah - NC

“To the many loved family Mrs. Roach I want to say Thank you for giving me the privilege to care for her. She was the one to give honest and sound...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Tiemann

“She would be one of the first to show up for the York-Poquoson Master Gardener Flower Therapy on the 4th Tuesday of the month. We enjoyed her...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: joanne - York, VA

“My Condolences. I have many fond memories of your mom. ”
11 of 20 | Posted by: Joan Lyons - Hampton, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss, Roach family.Growing up in Riverdale, I had many wonderful memories spending time at the Roachs home. Franny Faye my...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Debra Altier - Coral Springs, FL

“So sorry for your loss and wish I could have known her!!! Prayers for the family!!! ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Misty Roach - Corpus Christi, TX

“I am so sorry to hear about Frances. I have wonderful memories of her at Berts Flower Shop. May your cherished memories, you hold close to your heart...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Vickie Creekmore Prince - Hampton, VA

“To my "Miss Frances". Thank you for being my Best friend for a year and a half. You listened when no one else would. I know you are in heaven,...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Rita Ewing - Newport News, VA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
16 of 20 | Posted by: Darrell Carden - FL

“It was a true honor to know Frances. We met her not long after she moved into York Convalescent Center. Our Legion of Mary group from St. Joan of Arc...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: David Cienski - Yorktown, VA

“Wish we could have gotten to Virginia more frequently to visit all our family there. Aunt Fran has always been special to us, and we will miss her so...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Ann Roach Markey - Spring, TX

“Dear Roach family, Its been many years since I have seen your mom and all of you girls also. I have fond memories of your mom when I lived in...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Kay Whitham - neighbor

“Dear Roach family, I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was very special. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Cindy Martin - Moneta, VA


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Frances was born on December 16, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

Frances was a resident of Yorktown, Virginia at the time of passing.

The family will receive friends Friday from 6-7:30 PM at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home, 245 S. Armistead Ave., Hampton, VA 23669. Interment will be in Parklawn Memorial Park. Saturday October 6, 2018 , 10:00 AM at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home Receive Friends Friday October 5, 2018 , 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at R. Hayden Smith Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Autism Society Tidewater VA Chapter, (757-461-4474) 5825 Arrowhead Dr, Suite 102, Virginia Beach, VA 23462, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-VA, (804-527-1500) 7202 Glen Forest Dr, Suite 102, Richmond, VA 23226, or a charity of your choice, please note in memory of Frances Roach on your check.

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