Lillian Mae (Fischer) Roche
Lillian (Susie) Roche, age 92, died peacefully at home in Union Springs on October 17, 2021. Lillian was born to Paul and Lillian Fischer on August 9, 1929, and grew up in Geneva with her sister Rosemary Dodsworth. Susie worked at the Geneva Telephone office. Susie met her husband Edward (Ed) Maurice Roche at Reva Rollerdome in Auburn and they married on December 27, 1950. Ed and Susie remained avid roller skaters well into their 70’s. Susie spent several years impacting the lives of young people at Union Springs Academy and Union Springs Central School as a member of the cafeteria staff. Susie is survived by her husband Ed and three sons Edward (Mary Ann), Stephen (Terri), and William (Karen), as well as sister-in-law Sally deMeritt and brother-in-law David Roche. She was preceded in death by her only daughter Linda Sue Walker who gave her a grandson, Brendan Clifford Walker, as well as her sister. Susie’s sons provided her and Ed with nine grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Services will be held Sunday, October 24, at 10:30, in the Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church, 56 Prospect Street. Auburn. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Cemetery.
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