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Irene Gail Roach

Born: Thu., Jun. 14, 1945
Died: Wed., Feb. 6, 2013

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Name of Deceased: Irene Gail (Fraley) Roach

Residence: Eckerman, Michigan

Date & Place of Death: Wednesday February 6, 2013 Marquette, General Hospital

Date & Place of Birth: June 14, 1945 Bass Lakes, Michigan

Hobbies/Interests/Memberships: Irene was the most loving, caring person and homemaker for 50 years; raising 5 boys which was a chore at sometimes but she met every challenge, Including the death of her first born son Garry ''Red'' Roach. She was an avid Red Wings and Tigers fan collecting thousands of dollars of memorabilia and collectables over the years.


Husband Garry Rogers Roach whom she married October 10th 1962 in Eckerman, MI

Sons: Scott Rogers Roach; Tommy Lee Roach; Fred Lee Roach; Dale Thomas Roach all of Eckerman; and her adoptive Son Harvey Ross Tenant of Hulbert, MI and her special ''Kids'' Her 2 Cats Micke,''D" and Trixie.

Daughters: Joyce Johnson of Big Bay, MI; Darlene (Mike) Hobbs of Paradise, MI

Brothers and Sisters-In-Law: Dewey (Pat) Fraley of Big Bay, MI; Gerald (Judith) Roach of Eckerman, MI; Ella (Stanley) Roach of Eckerman, MI; Loyd Roach of Strongs, MI; June (Richard) Fraley of Marquette, MI;

Special Friends; Sandy and Norman Hutchinson of Eckerman, MI; Roger and Chris King of Hulbert, MI; Roy and Chris Born of Brevort, MI; Rob and Mike Kik and family of Hulbert, MI; Wolfgang and Ruth Pursche of Clio, MI; Terry and Gloria Calcutt of Taylor, MI; Tim Hutchinson and Eric Delong, Joann and Mike Cook of Paradise, MI; Andy Compeau of Wyandotte, MI; Alan and Debbie Salisburg of Beaverton, MI; Bill Tennant of Hulbert, MI; Kathy and The Brim Coor Crew of Brimley, MI; Jack and Jane Orr of Eckerman, MI; John and Bonnie Peters of Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

PREDECEASED BY: Parents- Dewey and Dorothy Fraley, Sr. Son- Garry D. Roach; Sisters- Abbey Johnson, Betty Beaudry, Connie Vardy. Brothers- Richard Fraley and Gary Fraley.

The Family would like to send a special thank you to: Chippewa Dialysis Services for 7 years of taking exceptional care of ''MA''; Whitefish Township EMS Services for all their care. Tom McBryde from the Chippewa County Sheriff''s Department for his special service. Hulbert Fire Department, Chippewa EMS, Marquette General Hospital, Helen Newberry Joy Hospital, War Memorial Hospital, Doctors Rau, Pahn, Napier, Pap, Haider, Vicks Nurse Kim Hood, Charlie, Joby, Mike, Bernie, John, Laurie, Bonnie, Goldie, Rose, Nickie, Heather, Tawnya, Kelly and Mike Dannette, Jody and Trish; and everyone else she may have touched that we may have missed.

There will be no services held for Irene, the family would appreciate contributions of flowers or cards to the Chippewa Dialysis services in Sault Ste. Marie. Monetary contributions may be made to the Chippewa Animal Shelter 3660 S. Mackinac Trail Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783. Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Damon Williams
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
Condolences to the Roach family. Please be assured of God's promise that one day we will see our loved ones again happy and healthy, John 5:28, 29 says, "all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out." I pray this promise along with loving memories of Gail fill your heart with comfort and peace.

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