Allison Roesch

Obituary of Allison M. Roesch

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.
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