Richard "Roachie" Roach

Died: November 13, 2018
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Richard “Dick” Paul Roach aka Roachie, 79, of Vestal passed peacefully at Willow Point Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. He was preceded by his wife, Maria and parents Rose and Paul, sister Marguerite and son Richard. He is survived by his daughters Tara Roach, Leisha (Bill) Huff and son Ryan (Alexandra) Roach. He was an active member of the community belonging to the parish of Saint John and Andrew Catholic Church and The Sons of Italy. He was passionate in all endeavors; as a commercial painter, fruit and flower stand operator, race horse owner and manger and as the originator of The Ale House, The Ale House 2, and The Sports bar. He was a loyal friend, a devout husband and dedicated father. He valued his job as a “mixologist” because it gave him an opportunity to meet new people. Roachie was born to entertain; whether family, friend or just a recent acquaintance, he would treat you like family.
The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott on Thursday, November 29th from 12-2 pm. A celebration to follow on Thursday at the Sons of Italy, 62 Carroll Street, Binghamton from 4 pm-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Allen Memorial Home


511-513 East Main Street
Endicott, NY 13760

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Binghamton Sons of Italy Lodge #487


62 Carroll Street
Binghamton, NY 13901

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Died: November 13, 2018

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Charlotte mayock posted on 11/30/18

Sending all my love from across the pond.(Back in England) Roachie was always kind and funny when I used to go in to the no 5 restaurant in Binghamton. He will be missed. Absolute gentleman. Sorry for your loss.


Tom Nasoni posted on 11/27/18

I’m so sorry to the family of dick he was a funny passionate man with a real sense of how to treat people..a true entrepreneur and entertainer you are friend.


Ann Roach posted on 11/26/18

Memory Eternal Richard. We loved you. May you enjoy the big party in the sky. Loving thoughts and prayers The Camille M Roach family


Cindy petro posted on 11/26/18

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Tiffany Gallagher posted on 11/25/18

Thoughts and prayers sent to Roachie's family! Such an amazing man, who left such a legacy...


Jenifer Barnes posted on 11/25/18

Tara, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.


Christine Blaha Pimentel posted on 11/25/18

My thoughts and prayers are with you Leisha and family.


bill pendlebury posted on 11/25/18

So sad to read the passing of one of the Triple Cities greatest stars. Dick was one of a kind, a Classic. He will be missed by many. RIP old friend.


Marta Link posted on 11/25/18

Leisha ,My heart aches for you for I too know what it feels like to lose a father, keep your memories alive and it helps with the sad times.Love you dear friend.


Marissa and Kevin posted on 11/24/18

We are thinking of you and your whole family. Love you guys ❤️ ~The Lyons-Bean Family


Kevin Smith posted on 11/24/18

Rest In Peace my friend you were a great guy. A true friend who will always be in my prayers. So many great memories