Gerald B. Roche, 78, died July 9, 2013, at Treasure Coast Hospice House in Fort Pierce. He was born in Fall River, Mass., and lived in Port St. Lucie. He was a Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, 4th degree, a past grand knight and past district deputy in Massachusetts. He was a scoutmaster for the Boys Club of America. Survivors include his wife, Suzanne Roche of Port St. Lucie. Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Services: After private services, burial will take place at sea. Arrangements are by Treasure Coast Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory in Stuart. A guest book is available at www.treasurecoastseawinds.com.
Published in the TC Palm on July 12, 2013