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Thomas Roach

April 27, 1941 — April 22, 2023


Thomas C. Roach, of Grove, Oklahoma, passed peacefully in his home on April 22 with his wife Jeanne by his side.

Thomas was born near Boston, Massachusetts to Barbara and Thomas Roach on April 27, 1941. As a teenager, his family moved to Ohio where he attended high school in North Olmsted, Ohio. He worked as a draftsman while he attended Cleveland State University for mechanical engineering. Thomas spent most of his career (34 years) as a mechanical engineer for General Motors. In retirement, he volunteered as a teaching assistant, helping students at Northeast Technical Institute in Grove. His wife and family will dearly miss him and his humor.

Thomas is preceded in death by, his parents Barbara and Thomas, and his sister Barbara.

Thomas is survived by his wife Jeanne, sons Thom, Mike (& Jana), siblings Steven, Vicki, Karen and grandchildren, Caitlin, Megan and Claire.

The family of Thomas wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Good Sheppard Hospice.

A private memorial service will be held in May.

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