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Joseph Mathias Roshau

March 23, 1922 - February 29, 2016


It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our father in the early morning hours of Monday, February 29, 2016, JOSEPH MATHIAS ROSHAU.  Dad was born on March 23, 1922 in Regina, Saskatchewan and moved to British Columbia in 1947.  He married Emma Martin in 1949.

Joe is survived by two sons,  Nick (Joan) Martin, Eugene Roshau and one daughter Jacintha Adams.  Also left behind are his 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren as well as his sister, Clara Lewis and brother Bob Roshau.  He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Emma, two daughters, Cathy as an infant and Betty Soles, three sisters, Minnie Geiger, Mag Fennessy and Sister Rose Roshau. 

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Christ the Servant Catholic Church.  Condolences may be left for the family at


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Byron and Jean Voss
Relation: friends

To Eugene,Nick and families,

Just wanted to let you know that our thoughts are with you at this time of your loss.

From: Bruno and Sharon Geiger
Relation: God Father

Nick, Eugene, Jacintha – Sharon and I would like to pass on our sympathy to you on your Dad’s passing. I had not seen him for many years, but thought of him often as he was my God Father. Lots of good memories of him and your family. No matter how long we have been able to be with our parents, it is always very difficult to lose them. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

From: Family of Sam, Nick, Eugene and Betty
Relation: Uncle

We are so sorry for your loss. Uncle Joe will be in our hearts forever. Treasure the memories. There are Angels above with open arms waiting for their hugs. I know our Mom Shirley will be one of them. Take care. Sending our love. Gail and Alan, Sheron, Gordon and Family, Brenda and Family, Kathy and Barry, Brent, Sharon and Family.

From: Dan and Brenda Jmaeff
Relation: neice

Nick, Eugene and Jacintha,
Dan and I would like to send our deepest sympathies to you and your families. I remember Uncle Joe from his time a Laurie School, he was a friend to our daughter Michele.
Love Brenda and Dan

From: Debbie Thierman
Relation: ex - daugter in law

Joe was a very strong, kind and amazing man. A wonderful father in law and grandfather. He will be truly missed.

From: Len & Linda Geiger
Relation: Nephew

Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Dad. We have many fond memories of him and we are sure you do as well. Treasure those in these coming days.

From: Karen Fountaine
Relation: Niece

Dear Jacitha, Eugene and Nick,
We where so sorry to hear of Uncle Joe’s passing! Although we hadn’t seen him for a long time, I always felt I had a special bond with him as he was my God Father. He will always be fondly remembered.
Our deepest condolences to you and your families!
Stephen & Karen (Fennessy) Fountaine

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
March 11, 2016
Beginning at 1:00pm

Christ the Servant Catholic Church
1100 - 14th Avenue South
Cranbrook, NB Canada

1100 - 14th Avenue South
Cranbrook, NB Canada

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