Thomas J. Roache IV of Brooklyn, NY, passed away unexpectedly on November 4, 2018, at the age of 30.
Born on August 17, 1988, in New Jersey to Sophiea Doucette Roache and Thomas J Roache III. He attended Washington Township High School, East Stroudsburg University and served in the US Army. He dreamed of living in New York City and fulfilled that dream with the love of his life, Massiel Santelises. A self-proclaimed "foodie," he worked in operations management for startup meal delivery services, and his family frequently received surprise meals at their door. Most recently he had joined the management team of the R & W Guild. Tommy always placed family above all else, while maintaining a work ethic few could match.
He was a devoted father to Thomas J. Roache V. Dear brother to Megan Roache, and Uncle to his niece, Catherine. Tommy is also survived by step-parents: Joan Roache and Timothy Doyle, step-siblings: Joy Marstellar, Elise Colantuono, Erica Payne, Nate Doyle, Benjamin Doyle, and his numerous cousins, aunts, and uncles.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Mass Friday 10:30 am at St. Micheal's Church 352 42nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11232; Repast following at Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home 4123 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the trust of his son, UTMA Thomas J. Roache V "T5" c/o Morgan Stanley, 1030 Broad Street, 3rd Floor, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702