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Gary A Roltsch

October 01, 1951 - January 19, 2022


Obituary For Gary A Roltsch

Gary A Roltsch, 70, of Peabody, died Wednesday January 19, 2022, at the Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody following a lengthy illness. He was the devoted husband of the late Nina Marie (Kravchuk) Roltsch with whom he shared over 40 years of marriage. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Arthur and Marian (Jermyn) Roltsch. He was a lifelong resident of Peabody and a graduate of Peabody Vocational High School, class of 1970. Gary was in the construction business for over 35 years as a self-employed contractor who worked throughout the North Shore. Gary was a standout athlete in high school and was a member of the 1969 Peabody High School State Championship football team. He was later inducted into the Peabody High School Football Hall of Fame in November 2021. He enjoyed playing golf and traveling to various golf destinations, and he loved his dogs. Gary is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Christine Roltsch of Wakefield, his daughter and son-in-law, Melanee and Daniel Collins of Peabody, his two sisters, Rosemary Lebel of Groveland, and Faye Seth of Peabody, and is also survived by his beloved five grandchildren, Jordyn, Cameron, and Derek Collins, and Jessica and Mark Sutherland and by many nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held privately with burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy can be made in his name to Parkinson Disease Foundation, MA Chapter, 715 Albany St, C239, Boston, MA 02118.

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  • 01/27/2022

    I'm sorry to the family. I have such wonderful memories of all of you and Gary and Nina at the farm. ❤️

  • 01/25/2022

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family. We've known Gary (and Nina) for many years, from our days at PVMHS. Gary was a wonderful person always. -Ron and Elaine Shah

  • 01/25/2022

    We are so sorry over the passing of your dad and granddad.wishing you good thoughts.-peg and henry Labrecque family.

  • 01/25/2022

    Melanie, Dan and family. Very sorry to hear about your loss. The few times I spoke to Gary he was true gentleman. The Community of Peabody lost a great man.

  • 01/24/2022

    So sorry for your huge loss. I heard so many wonderful stories about Gary. My heart and prayers go out for all his loved ones. Sharon Seth

  • 01/24/2022

    To Gary's children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters and all his friends I want to express my condolences. Gary was a great brother to me as well as a great friend. He will be missed by all who knew him but now he is at peace with Nina, the love of his life. God Bless him and his family. Mike Kravchuk

  • 01/24/2022

    So very sorry for your loss. Gary was a wonderful person. Sending our love. Sam & Joanne Gallo

  • 01/23/2022

    So sorry for your loss. Gary and I were team mates on both the 1969 football team and the track team. Great guy and a good teammate. Tony Ferreira

  • 01/23/2022

    Danny, Melanie and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Dad enjoyed speaking with Gary and spoke of him often. You are all in our thoughts during this difficult time! Sending you love.

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