Whalen & Ball Funeral Home

168 Park Ave, Yonkers, NY


Mary P. "Molly" Roche

November 3, 1927July 31, 2019

Mary P. "MOLLY" Roche (nee Tennyson), 91, a longtime Yonkers resident died on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at Sprain Brook Manor Nursing Home in Scarsdale.

She was born on November 3, 1927 to Edward and Catherine Robinson Tennyson in New York City where she was raised and educated. Mrs. Roche was a patient messenger in Yonkers General Hospital for ten years until her retirement in 1993. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church and belonged to the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 1666. She married her loving husband, Andrew Roche in Yonkers. Mr. Roche died in 1989. Survivors include six daughters, Eileen Montalto and her husband Frank of Yonkers, Colleen D’Amato of Florida, Mrs. Maureen Nappi of Yonkers, Deborah Roche of Mt. Kisco, Patricia Servilla of Bridgeport, Ct. and Catherine Roche of Yonkers and three sons, Seamus Roche and his wife Rosemarie of Somers, Michael Roche and his wife Roseann of Yonkers and Sean Roche and his wife Bridget of Highland Mills, N.Y. She is also survived by 22 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was predeceased by a son, Patrick Roche and two daughters, Mary Ellen Roche and Sheila Moll. Visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Sunday 2-6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church on Monday Ausgust 5th at 10am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Ave. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703 (914)965-5488 www.whalenandballfh.com


  • Visitation Sunday, August 4, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, August 5, 2019
  • Interment Monday, August 5, 2019


Mary P. "Molly" Roche

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The Rocque Family

August 4, 2019

Condolences to the family .. RIP 🙏

Eileen Montalto

August 3, 2019

Forever and Ever In My Heart ♥️
Praying 🙏 for your Peace ✝️ and Resting in the Arms of the Angels with Dad, Pat, Miki, Sheila and all our love ones , until we meet Again 😘❤️
Lov Eileen

Lydia Rivera

August 3, 2019

Our condolences to all the family in the passing of Molly , may she rest in peace she will always live in my ❤

Marilyn Cowan

August 2, 2019

My sincere condolences to the family of Molly Roche. I had the pleasure of knowing her at Yonkers General Hospital as well as at Fr Finian Sullivan Tower. May she rest in peace.