SPRING GROVE James L. Roth, 51, passed away suddenly on May 29, 2013, at his home. He was the loving husband of Susan E. (Strausbaugh) Roth. Together they shared over 18 years of marriage. Jim was born in Hanover, on September 11, 1962, and was the son of the late J. Maurice and Jean L. (Myers) Roth. He graduated from York VoTech class of 1982. He worked as a custodian for the Spring Grove Area School District for the past 31 years. He was a member of St. Peter Lischey's United Church of Christ in Spring Grove, a former volunteer for the Spring Grove Fire and Hose Co., and was a member of the York County Fire Fighters Assoc. He enjoyed traveling and carpentry. He loved spending time on his farm with his animals, but cherished the time he spent with his family and friends. In addition to his wife, Susan, he is survived by his sister-in-law, Cheri Roth; his nephew, Andrew Roth; and his niece, Elizabeth Popelman. Following cremation, a memorial service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lischey's U.C.C., 5671 Lischey's Church Road, Spring Grove, with Pastor Sarah Rentzel Jones officiating. Family services are under the direction of Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc. of Spring Grove. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to SPCA of York County, 3159 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, PA 17406; or
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on May 31, 2014