Roach, Martin 'Marty' Earl

Roach, Martin 'Marty' Earl

May 26th, 2018

"To think:

Of stepping on shore and finding it heaven,

Of touching a hand and finding it God’s,

Of breathing new air and finding it celestial,

Of waking up in Glory, and finding it home.”


On Saturday, May 26th, 2018, in his 68th year, Martin “Marty” Earl Roach at his residence in London. Loving husband of Kathy (née Bye). Cherished brother of Frances Cronkwright and her husband Gary. Marty will be sadly missed by his brother-in-law John Bye and his sister-in-law Mary Collier. Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his sister-in-law Barbara Bye and by his brother-in-law John Collier. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Marty are asked to consider St. Mark’s Anglican Church or the Canadian Cancer Society. 

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Berkley and Antia BenderOur sincerest condolences to you and your family
Peter and Sharron AquilinaKathy, we are so sorry to hear of Marty’s passing. We know he fought a hard battle and he is now healed. Our hearts go out to you and all those who loved Marty.
Jack & Nancy McSloySo sorry Kathy to hear of Marty's passing. You are in our thoughts & prayers.
Cheryl and Ken Barber We are so sorry for the loss,of Smarty Marty.I will miss him dearly,In God's arms.
Jenn and Andrew PeeblesI am so sorry to hear about Marty's passing. He was one heck of a trooper. I will miss coming into the parking lot at the condo and not seeing him sitting outside with a friendly hello. My thoughts are with you at this time of loss. Jenn and Andrew #36
Pat Donald-GreerAl and I are so sorry to hear of your loss Kathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Phill WeaverMarty was a big part of a group of 4 of us back in 70s, we had great time. Life got in all our ways and time marched on. Good memories thou. Marty R.I. P
Barb ChristingI'm so sorry for your loss Kathy. I will always think of the two of you curling, and laughing. Love to you both.
Michael DesrochersI will always remember Marty for building his sailboat in the backyard of his family home. Still makes me smile. Kathy I hope your grief is short and your wonderful memories of Marty are long.
Kathryn O'GormanWe were very sorry to hear of Marty passing. I have many memories of running around with Martin at Southview Our love and hugs go to you Kathy and your entire family.
James FinlayKathy..please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your husband Marty. I'm thinking of you and your family at this time, and may you gain strength from one another as you navigate your path forward. Take care James.
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