ROACH Ena Florence (née Smith)

Born November 27, 1936. Passed away March 11, 2022.

Loving and loved wife of David.

Children – Kathryn, Alicia, Jill, and Rosalie.

Seven grandchildren and two great children.

Passed away peacefully on Friday 11 March 2022.

“It’s alright, here comes the sun”


Funeral Notice

Service: Monday March 21, 2022

Memorial service to celebrate the life of Ena Florence Roach will be held on

Monday 21st March at 2.00 pm at the Ocean Grove Surf Life Saving Club – Surf Beach Rd, Ocean Grove VIC.

At Ena's request, no drab clothing, please wear something bright and colorful.

A private burial will be held prior to the service.

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  1. Dearest Mum, Thank you for giving me your unfaltering love for over sixty years. You were there for me during my struggles and my triumphs.
    We shared fun, laughter, walks, music, and singing.
    I shall carry precious memories of you, close to my heart.
    Love from Alicia xoxo

    Alicia BeauchampMarch 16 2022 6:25 pm
  2. Ena, we give thanks for your friendship. You were graceful both body and spirit. As poet, you celebrated the natural world and the qualities of people. Health issues to manage – but who would know? You emanated love and caring.
    With our love

    Ruth and Jack HoadleyMarch 19 2022 5:37 pm
  3. Dear Ena:
    I have loved you; thanks for loving me.
    I will miss you.

    David RoachMarch 20 2022 11:46 am
  4. Dear David, I was sorry to read of the passing of Ena. Please accept my sincere condolences. I have fond memories of Ena at TAFE college get togethers in the 80’s. Kindest regards, Susie Crutchfield.

    Susie CrutchfieldMarch 20 2022 7:34 pm
  5. My thoughts and condolences to David, Kathy, Alicia, Jill and especially Rosalie.

    I have fond memories of Mrs Roach when Sonia, Rosalie and I were high school students together and called into Dooley Street. She always had a smile on her face and was always up for a chat!


    Kerryn xxx

    Kerryn McIverMarch 21 2022 11:25 am

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