ELIZABETH R. ‘BETSY’ ROCHE BREWER – Elizabeth R. “Betsy” Roche, 58, wife of James W. Roche, died unexpectedly Sept. 4, 2008, at her home. She was born Aug. 23, 1950, in Portland, the daughter of Walter E. and Marion E. (Lovendale) Polk. Betsy is survived by her husband of Brewer; one daughter, Heidi Clark and her husband, Ben, of Brewer; six grandchildren; and two sisters, Joanne Munson of Londonderry, N.H., and Lorraine Sanford of Yarmouth. She was predeceased by a son, Jayson Roche in 2007; and by a sister, Ann Philbrook. She will be missed by her two special companions, Sadie and Sophie. A service celebrating Betsy’s life will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at Vacationland Village Inn & Suites, 453 Wilson St., Brewer. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial contribution to a local humane society or animal shelter. Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. Condolences may be offered at www.kileyandfoley.com.