Roach, Freida


Died: March 24, 2013

Freida Roach age 77 formerly of 1212 Moshier Ave, died March 24, 2013 at 11:20 a.m. at Rosewood Care Center.

Freida was born July 22, 1935 in Jacksonville, Ill. to William Howard Roach and Elsie Mae Davis Roach.

She graduated from Galesburg Senior High School in 1953. In her youth, Freida enjoyed sports and was the shortstop on McCabe’s Scrappers girl’s softball team and was a bowler for many years. After high school, she went to work at McCellan’s Five and Dime Store and then went to work for Intra State Telephone. She was with the telephone company until her retirement after more than 30 years.

Freida enjoyed working in her yard and took great pride in it. She loved to go out to eat and enjoyed collecting movies.

Miss Roach is survived by one sister, Shirley Sutor of Galesburg; one brother, Edwin (Marlene) of East Peoria; two nieces; four nephews; and 25 cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Kenneth.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday March 30, 2013 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with Mary Runge and Sister Janet Dalton officiating. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or the charity of the donor’s choice

Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors Inc

206 North Washington Street
Abingdon, Illinois