Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 11, 2014

Stephen T. LaRoche

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Stephen T. LaRoche, 28, of Corsicana, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 8, 2014. He was born in Keene, N.H. on June 6, 1985 and was raised there until his family moved to Texas in 2006. Stephen graduated from Keene High School. He attended Keene State College and later Navarro College. He was employed as a personal trainer at Lott Physical Therapy & Fitness Center and had multiple training certificates. He was avid about sports. He was a Red Sox fan and played baseball, ice hockey and loved to fish and play golf with his family and friends. He also held a 5th degree brown belt in karate.

Stephen is survived by his loving parents, Thomas LaRoche and Elizabeth Edwards LaRoche; paternal grandfather George LaRoche and his wife Pat; maternal grandmother Emily Franzen-Langa; uncles and aunts, Ed and Donna LaRoche, Michael and Janet LaRoche, Emil Joseph Edwards, Jeffrey and Susan Tyner and Amy Edwards; cousins, Eric LaRoche, Emily Martineau, Bryan LaRoche, Amy Bah, Shea Tyner, Megan Tyner, Douglas Edwards, and Tyler, Joseph and Alexis VanCleave; numerous other family and friends.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Grace Community Church with John Baker officiating.

Condolences for Thomas and Elizabeth LaRoche can be sent to 415 W. Harris Road, Corsicana, Texas 75110

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Navarro County Food Pantry, P.O. Box 1263, Corsicana, Texas 75151.

An online guest book is available at

Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home, Corsicana, Texas.