Roger R. 'Bubba' Roa Sr.

04 Feb 2020 | 09:24

    Roger R. "Bubba" Roa Sr. of Westfall Township, Pa., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at Bon Secours Community Hospital, Port Jervis, N.Y. He was 76.

    Son of the Armand Roa and Winifred Burcham Roa, he was born on Aug. 15, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Roger retired as a welder from Kolmar Labs in Port Jervis.

    Survivors include his wife, Judy Prey Roa, at home; his mother, Winifred Roa of Matamoras, Pa.; sons, Roger Roa and his wife, Cindy, of Shohola, Pa., Donald Roa and his wife, Bettina, of Shohola, and Jim Ellison Jr. and his wife, Robin, of Matamoras; daughters, Joann Gillen and her husband, Jon, of Fair Oaks, N.Y., Jeri Lamb and her husband Tommy of Fort Mills, S.C., and Joanie Comfort and her husband, Miles, of Matamoras; brothers, Richie Roa and his wife, Karen, of Westfall Township, and Armand Roa and his wife, Kathy, of Brooksville, Fla.; his beloved grandchildren, Ryan, Darren, Stephanie, Samantha, Caitlin, Justin, Amber, Thomas, Douglas, Adrianna, Matthew, and Brandon; great-grandchildren, Harlan and Cooper; and several nieces and nephews.

    The Roa family will receive friends from noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Port Jervis.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Pike County Humane Society, P.O. Box 255, Milford, PA 18337.