Virginia "Ginny" Roach

TUCSON, ARIZ. - Virginia "Ginny" Roach, 75, died peacefully Jan. 14, 2013, at her home after a courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. She was born Feb. 12, 1937, in Brooksville, the daughter of Josephine and John Bladen.

Ginny is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Joseph; daughters, Laurie Milan and husband, Dan, of Brewer and Barb Bofinger and husband, Brian, of Poulsbo, Wash.; son, Don Roach and wife, Sarah, of Tucson, Ariz., and Ellsworth; grandchildren, Joey and Mike Milan, Kayla, Brianna and David Bofinger, and Kris and Jessica Roach; great-grandchildren, Kaden and Maxwell Milan; and sister, Doris Roach of Bangor. She was predeceased by her parents; daughter, Ann; and brothers, Howard, Harold and John.

Her family will orchestrate a celebration of her life to be scheduled at a later date.

Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 19, 2013