Joseph Roth

Hamilton County

Sr.Joseph Brian Roth Sr. passed away peacefully Saturday, May 12, 2012, surrounded by family.Brian was born May 30, 1935 in Utica, N.Y. to Joseph Francis and Helen OHara Roth. He proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corp, and it was on leave to be the best man at a wedding that he met the love of his life Beverly Ann Skinner, who was the Maid of Honor. In 54 years of marriage he was the proud father of four children, Karen Roth Drancik, Joseph Brian Roth Jr, Christine Ann Roth and Robin Roth Crook.Brian graduated from Canisius College and built a career in the Spring Manufacturing business, where his gift for relationship building flourished first at Southern Precision Spring and later at Newcomb Spring of Tennessee, both of which he served as Vice President of Sales. Additionally he received an appointment by NC Governor to the State advisory council on vocational education. Family was everything to him. In addition to his wife and children, he is survived by his sister Ann Kulik, Karens husband, Michael Drancik and their children, Timothy and Nicholas, Brians wife, Mirella, and their boys, Christian and Alexander, Christine's partner, Russ Hargraves, and Robin's husband, Dr. Jay Crook, and their children, Caroline, Cooper and Ethan. Additional family survivors are Edward and Barbara Skinner Fersht, William Skinner, David Skinner and Fred Kulik, as well as many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Ron and Donald; and sisters, Jean and Beverly.Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. today. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 16, at St Peter and Paul Catholic Church.Full Military burial will be private.Visit to share words of comfort to the family.In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 East Brainerd Road.

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