Thomas Rohatsch (68) passed away at his home in Bakersfield, CA on May 7, 2014. He was born March 8, 1946 to James and Rose (Mazziotti) Rohatsch in Bakersfield CA. He graduated from Garces High School in 1964. He was very active in his Catholic faith at St Philip the Apostle Church. He learned his work ethic from helping his godfather at his restaurant, Luigi's, as young man. He worked for Vons for 30+ years as a produce manager.
Tom's passion was his love for guns and was a member of the NRA. He adored all seven of his grandchildren and would attend all of their special events. Tom was proceeded in death by Rose Lugo (mother), James Rohatsch (father), Peggy Rohatsch(sister).
He is survived by his four children, Thomas Rohatsch, Anthony (Nicole) Rohatsch, Dianna Rohatsch of Bakersfield, CA and Leah Rohatsch of Brentwood, CA; his grandchildren, Brandon, Cristian, Blaine, Mahli, Slaide, Gianna, Jameson; his loving nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives and lifelong friends.
The service will be held at Greenlawn Southwest 2739 Panama Ln, Bakersfield CA 93313 on Tuesday May 13, 2014 at 2PM in the Celebration of Life building. We would like to thank the St Philip parish for giving our father the faith and strength during his battle with cancer.