Mary Ann Roach


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Day & Carter Mortuary
1133 Lincoln Ave.
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Memorial Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, October 2, 2022
First United Methodist Church
1409 K Street
Bedford, Indiana, United States

Obituary of Mary Ann Roach

Mary Ann Roach, 80, of Bedford passed away at 8:56 am on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the I.U. Health Bedford Hospital. Born November 8, 1941, in Anderson, IN, she was the daughter of Clarence Bracel and Alyce LaVerne (Richardson) Hawkins. She married John Robert Roach on February 8, 1963, and he preceded her in death on December 10, 2018. She was a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church in Bedford where she sang in the choir and played chimes. She was an avid golfer and a lifetime member of the Otis Park Ladies Club, and former president of the local chapter of Altrusa International. Mary Ann retired from St. Vincent Dunn hospital after working 42 years in the Operating Room as a Registered Nurse. After retirement she enjoyed time with friends and family, golf, her church family and bible study, and knitting. Many of her loved ones benefitted from her love of knitting. Survivors include her children, John Russell Roach and wife Tracy of Naperville, IL, Jay Reid Roach and wife Karen of Fishers, IN, and Audra Reynolds and husband Jeff of Port Orange, FL; six grandchildren, Whitney Durrant and husband Tom, A.J. Reynolds, Nicholas Roach, Allison Roach, Justin Roach, and Matthew Roach; three sisters, Karen Riggle and husband Larry of Indianapolis, IN, Jane Smith and husband Greg of Portland, IN, and Sherri Emenhiser of California; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and a grandson, Jackson Reynolds. Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, October 2nd at the First United Methodist Church in Bedford with Pastor Judy Early officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Saturday, October 1st at the Day & Carter Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church in Bedford or to Becky’s Place. Family and friends may express condolences at
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