Dorothy A. Roache

Dorothy A. Roache of Laurel died Aug. 29 at Peconic Bay Medical Center Skilled Nursing Facility. She was 70. 

She was born June 21, 1945, in Riverhead to John and Jennie (Gatz) Bokinz and graduated from Riverhead High School in 1963.

Ms. Roache was a homemaker who loved antique car shows, shopping and spending time with her grandsons. She was a member of the Mattituck Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

Predeceased by her husband, Peter, in 2007, Ms. Roache is survived by her daughter, Wendy Griffiths of Jamesport, and two grandsons. She was also predeceased by her brother, John Bokinz.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at St. Isidore R.C. Church in Riverhead. Interment will take place at the church cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.