Allison (Al) Martin Roesch, 89, of Greensburg, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020. He was born on January 6, 1931 in Altoona, PA, a son of the late Roman and Mary (Costlow) Roesch.
He was a 1949 graduate of Altoona Catholic High School and a 1957 graduate of Penn State University. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served during the Korean War. Prior to his retirement in 1993 he worked for Allegheny Energy in Greensburg. He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica Parish in Latrobe where he served as an usher and was a member of the former Holy Name Society and Social Club. He was a volunteer at the St. Vincent De Paul Store in Latrobe for the last 20 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers; John, Jerome, Richard, and Franklin Roesch; and his sisters, Marian Clemens and Lois Counsman, all of Altoona. He is survived by his wife Joan (Serventi) Roesch; his children, Douglas (Michele) Roesch of Pittsburgh, Lee Ann Thomas of Bellwood, PA, and Jeffrey (Andrea) Roesch of Knoxville, TN; six grandchildren, Christina Leapline, Jenessa Thomas, Dana Thomas, Alex Roesch, Abby Roesch, and Owen Roesch; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Martin Roesch of Phoenix AZ, George Roesch of Herndon, VA, and Father David Roesch of Hollidaysburg, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, funeral services and interment in St. Vincent Cemetery were private. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, 1215 Jefferson St., Latrobe, PA 15650. The Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. in Latrobe has been entrusted with the arrangements.