Susan Jane Roach, 75, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 10, 1938 in New York City, Susan was a daughter of the late Dr. Jules Blan and Susan Juliet Wallace VanUrk.
Sue moved to the Myrtle Beach area in 1982 with her husband of 52 years. She enjoyed knitting, cake decorating, flower arranging, singing and was a Red Cross Volunteer at several military hospitals. Sue and her husband met at Yellow Stone National Park where they both worked.
Surviving are her husband, Dwight E. Roach, Lt. Col. USAF (Ret) of Myrtle Beach; two daughters, Tracy Lynn Thompson and her husband, Thomas of Myrtle Beach and Jennifer Lea Roach and Joe Speidel of Charlotte, NC; a sister, Karen Watson of San Diego, CA; three grandchildren, Justin, Nikki and Sarah; a great-grandson, Killian and a special family member, Juanita Corcione.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 at the First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Save-R-Cats International, 1117 Hwy 544, Surfside Beach, SC 29575 www.sav-r-cats.com
An online guest register is available at www.msfh.net.