Marcella Anita Roche, 83, of Collingdale, PA, died peacefully at home on April 4, 2021.
Marcella, the youngest of eight children, was born on March 20, 1938 in Natalie, PA and was the daughter of the late Andrew and Elizabeth (Tesik) Gasper. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers Andrew, Edmund, Robert, Charles, Raymond and her sister, Dolores.
Marcella, a devout Catholic, dedicated her life as a caring homemaker to her family and is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Thomas Daniel Roche; a daughter, Theresa (Robert) of Romansville, PA; three sons, Thomas of Ashburn, VA; James of Aldan, PA; Michael of Warren County, NJ and three grandchildren (Thomas, Emily, and Sophia). Marcella is also survived by a brother, Joseph, of Downingtown, PA.
Family and friends are invited to attend the Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, April 9, 2021 at Saint Agnes Catholic Church located at 233 West Gay Street in West Chester, PA. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM with the Mass immediately following at 12:30 PM. A private burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Saint Agnes Day Room at 233 West Gay Street in West Chester, PA.
Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home of West Chester, PA 610-696-1181. www.DellaFH.com.
St. Agnes Day Room
233 W. Gay St., West Chester PA 19380