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Brian R. Roche

May 6, 1960 ~ September 15, 2019 (age 59)

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Brian R. Roche, 59, of Groveland, MA passed away, Sunday, September 15, 2019 in Cagayan De Oro in the Philippines. He was the loving father of Tori L. Roche. Brian was born in Haverhill, MA  May 6, 1960, the son of John and Esther (Blaisdell) Roche.

He was raised in Groveland and graduated from Pentucket High School. Brian honorably served his nation in The United States Army before becoming an engineer. He was employed for several years as an engineer for Mark Richey of Newburyport. After Brian’s retirement, he enjoyed traveling and “island hopping’ around the Philippines. Brian was an avid hockey fan having played the sport himself and also enjoyed an interest in computers.

Brian is survived by his loving daughter, Tori L. Roche and her boyfriend, Michael of Salisbury, MA, stepson, James Tirone of Haverhill, MA, his parents, John and Esther Roche of Groveland, MA and his five brothers, Daniel Roche, Michael Roche, Kevin Roche, John Roche and James Roche. He will also be forever remembered by several nieces, nephews, friends and past co-workers.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours, Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 4:00 -7:00PM at The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home, 52 Salem St. Bradford, MA 01835. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers, Brian’s family kindly request that donation’s in his name be made to The Wounded Warrior Project by visiting For directions or online condolences, please visit

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