James Roza

James J. Roza

1943 - 2021

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Roza, James J. "Rooster", age 77 of Boston, New York, March 12, 2021. Beloved husband of Katherine (nee Smith) Roza. Father of William (Laurie) and Greg (Abigail) Roza and Cindy (James) Hanlin. Papa of Shanna and Nicholas Wrazen, Shelby (Shon Russell) Braidich, Victoria (Nick) Mays, Autumn, Lincoln and Allyn Roza. Great-grandfather of Shanya Worthy and Josie Wrazen. Brother of Jane (George) Gleason. Uncle of John, Joel (Elizabeth) and the late Jay Gleason. Also survived by his former wife and friend, Sharon McConnell Roza as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by his parents, John and Mary (nee Krencik) Roza. Family and friends called at the DONALD M. DEMMERLEY FUNERAL HOME, 21 Pierce Avenue, Hamburg on Thursday, March 18 from 5-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at St. Bernadette RC Church, 5930 South Abbott Road, Orchard Park on Friday, March 19 at 10:00 AM. James was a 1961 graduate of Hamburg High School. He was retired from Maplewood Construction and Walt's Tree Service and was a member of Local 210. Jim was a quiet, gentle man with a dry sense of humor. He was a diehard fan of the Buffalo Bills and the New York Yankees and in his younger years he enjoyed bowling, even achieving a 300 score. Jim liked playing cards and loved his dogs, Jeter and Maxx. Please share condolences at www.demmerleyfuneralhome.com. To plant Memorial Trees in memory of James J. Roza, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.
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Thursday, March 18, 2021 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, March 19, 2021 10:00 AM