Funeral services for Agnes Elizabeth Roach, age 107, of 816
Pickering Street, Ogdensburg, will be private. Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery. There will be no public calling hours. Mrs. Roach passed away November 6, 2009 at
United Helpers Nursing Home. Arrangements are with Frary Funeral Home.
Mrs. Roach is survived by four children, Gerald Roach, of
Canastota, NY, Janet Finnegan and her husband, James, of Colorado Springs, CO, Kathleen
Ramie and her husband, Donald, of Ogdensburg and Robert Roach, of Ogdensburg;
twelve grandchildren; nineteen great grandchildren; and many nieces and
nephews. She was predeceased by two
daughter-in-laws, Irene Roach and Carol Roach; three brothers, Earl, Kenneth
and Albert Wolstenholme and three sisters, Evelyn Eamon, Margaret Wade and
Dorothy Reed LaRose.
Mrs. Roach was born on August 11, 1902 in Massena, NY, the
daughter of George and Mabel Stearns
Wolstenholme. She graduated from Potsdam
High School and A. Barton Hepburn Hospital School of Nursing in 1924. Up until the time of her death, Mrs. Roach
was the oldest living graduate of that school. She married Frank Roach on November 20, 1929 at St. Mary’s Church in
Ogdensburg. Mr. Roach died March 21,
1989. Mrs. Roach worked as a nurse at
Hepburn Hospital for over 40 years. She
was a member of the First Methodist Church of Ogdensburg.
In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions may be made in
her memory to United Helpers Nursing Home, 8101 State Hwy 68, Ogdensburg,