Obituaries & Tributes
Henry Francis Roshak
date of birth January 16 1921
date of death February 12 2019
Henry was born on January 16, 1921 in Tigard, Oregon, to Frank and Veronica Roshak. The youngest of ten children, he was baptized at St. Anthony parish where he continued to be a devout and faith-filled member until his death. He served in the Army during World War 2, spending three years in Germany. On April 12, 1947, he married Clara Drescher and they raised their family on Bull Mountain where he had grown up as a child. He worked in heavy construction, built several houses in Tigard and Lake Grove, and retired after 12 years with the Portland School District. He enjoyed square dancing, playing cards, and was an accomplished gardener who loved the outdoors. He was a devoted family man and gave generously of his time and talent, not only to his own family but to the church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Vincent DePaul. He delighted in his busy and active family, and especially enjoyed birthday parties and holiday dinners. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Clara, daughter Mary (Jeff), sons Dennis (Sue), Mark (Claire), Mike (Michelle), Vic, and Kevin (Patti), 13 grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, son Robert, and grandson Taylor.
His funeral, with a reception following, will be held on March 2nd 11AM, at St. Anthony Church, 9905 SW McKenzie Street, Tigard, OR 97223. Remembrances may be made to The Society of St. Vincent DePaul, in care of the church.
13 tribute candles have been lit
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Candle lit by Staff at Autumn Funerals, Cremation & Burial Our sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Ray & Karey Drescher Our thoughts & prayers are with the Roshak family. Uncle Hank will be greatly missed.
Candle lit by Jeff and Mary Newell Dad... We love you and we will miss you. We have been blessed to have you in our lives for so long. You taught us all so much; Love of Family, Love of God, How to work hard and always do our best. I know heaven was waiting for you with open arms and you were ready. You will be in our hearts forever.
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Candle lit by Margaret Voyles Prayers for the Roshak family
Candle lit by Scott Bodyfelt I feel so blessed to have known Henry and his family for the past 20 Years...all my thoughts and prayers to the Roshaks, who are as close to family as friends can possibly be.
Candle lit by Carrie Roshak Grandpa, You will always hold a special place in my heart.
Candle lit by Jenny Pop Grandpa, we will all miss your contagious smile & sweet personality. Heaven just inherited a beautiful angel.
Candle lit by Michael and Evlyn Newell A nice man that was loved and respected by his family and friends. We have been blessed to have the inner family connection. Love, friendship and sweet memories to Clara and family.
Candle lit by Trisha Newell You are the definition of an angel; on earth and now in heaven. You will always be in our hearts.
Candle lit by Leahy Family Rest in peace Grandpa. You were always full of love and light. We can only imagine the great things you are doing in Heaven ❤❤ Julia, Terrance, Tyler, Ashlynn, Savannah and Jake
Candle lit by Tracy Geddes Love you Grandpa! I am so blessed to have had many great years and memories with you. May you Rest In Peace...