Judith "Judy" Gooch Rochelle, age 66, of Rockaway Beach, N.Y., formerly of Cleveland, went to be with our Lord on Aug. 1, 2014. Mrs. Rochelle was born on Dec. 24, 1947, to the late Roy and Pauline Woody "Ma" Gooch. She was a homemaker and had lived in New York for over 40 years. Judy will always be remembered for her strong Christian faith, her ability to make you laugh even when you thought it wasn't possible. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
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Mrs. Rochelle was preceded in death by her parents; as well as a brother, Gary Gooch; and a niece, Cherie McGuire. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Bob Rochelle, Rockaway N.Y.; sons, Kenny Rochelle and John Rochelle; granddaughter, Alexander Rochelle. Locally she is survived by her sisters, Linda McGuire, Paula Gooch Anderson, Tammy Pruitt; sister-in-law, Dena Gooch; nephews and nieces, Phillip Gooch, Paulette Gray, Steven McGuire, Katrina McIntyre, Kim Dee, Jennifer Waggoner.
A memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis DeSales Roman Catholic Church in New York on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at 11 a.m..
In lieu of flowers, it is the request of Judy that everyone take a little more time with the ones they love to make those memories that will last forever.
To share a memory of Judy or to send a condolence, please visit www.alexander-funeral.com.
Alexander Funeral Home of Cleveland in charge of local arrangements, 706-865-1500.
Alexander Funeral Home
2721 Highway 129 South Cleveland, GA 30528
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Aug. 6, 2014