The Obit For Moose Roach
Gordon Rueben (Moose) Roach
Published in the Toronto Star on August 14, 2010
ROACH, Gordon Rueben (Moose) - Peacefully passed
away August 5, 2010 at the age of 81 with his family by his bedside in
North York General. Gord had several chronic illnesses over the past few
years, running on one kidney for 8 years, multiple myeloma and finally
a lung complication (COPD) ended his goal to live to 100.
Gord is survived by his loving wife Joan, daughter Debbie, sons Rick,
Bob, Gary and Jim, 5 grandkids and 3 great-grandkids.
Gord played pro-ball in the 40's and 50's starting at Earlscourt Toronto
and then onto the Braves and Dodgers farm teams in the USA.
The family is planning a private get together in September for a celebration
Details to be announced.