Wilbert Roach Sr., a longtime Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. employee, died last Sunday of cancer at his home in Hanover, Pa.
Services for Mr. Roach were being held today at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 5010 Park Heights Ave.
Mr. Roach, who was born in Baltimore, resided in Cherry Hill for many years.
After 35 years, he retired from BG&E in 1989 and moved to Hanover. He became an active member of the Jehovah's Witnesses' Lake Marlboro congregation.
Mr. Roach is survived by the former Ann Rice, his wife of 43 years; three sons, Wilbert Jr., Vincent and Gordon, all of Baltimore; an aunt, Marjorie Roach of Baltimore, his childhood guardian; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.