Putnam – Brian R. LaRoche, 55, died Saturday, May 30, 2015 as a result of an automobile accident the day before his 56 birthday. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Laurent “Joe” LaRoche and Anne R. Hayes.
Brian was an avid Red Sox fan. He also took in stray animals and cared for them. He enjoyed going to local ponds and rivers to feed the ducks. He loved animals.
Brian will be sadly missed by his brother John, his sisters Peggy & Jo-Anne and by his daughter Jessica. He was predeceased by his parents Joe LaRoche and Anne Hayes.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Graveside Service for Brian at 1:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2015 in St. Joseph Cemetery, 18 Main St. N. Grosvenordale, CT. Cremation services have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.