Married for 35 years to Wilhelmina, they have two children. The Laroche’s reside in Whitehall and are members of Holy Trinity parish.
Deacon Laroche received his degree from Allentown College of Saint Francis DeSales, now DeSales University. He has been employed by the Social Security Administration for almost 39 years; he serves as the manager of the Social Security Office in Monroe County.
Currently, Deacon Laroche is assigned to Holy Trinity Parish were he coordinates the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), and assists with liturgical celebrations among other duties. He and Wilhelmina are long-time supporters of the Bishops Annual Appeal.