Isaac A. York, Jr

Isaac A. York, Jr. (Babe), 78, of Roanoke passed away Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013.

He retired from helping others at the Catawba Hospital with 35 years of service. “Babe” was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He made an impact on so many people’s lives and he will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his loving wife of 40 years, Anne S. York; daughters, Rose Marie Dorer of Warrenton, Diana DiCarlo of Roanoke; grandchildren, Omar Siddiqui, Feroz Siddiqui II, Rashan Siddiqui, Andrew DiCarlo, Joseph DiCarlo, Patrick DiCarlo; sister, Mary Miller of California, along with a host of other relatives and adoptive family.

The family would like to thank the nurses on 8 West, the E.R. staff at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, the nurses and staff (especially Miranda) at Springtree Health and Rehab, pastors, Maurice Pendleton, Butch Memmed and associate pastor Danny Rippee for all their care and support during this difficult time.

A service celebrating Babe’s life will be held at a later date. Friends may send their condolences to the family at  HYPERLINK “” \t “_blank” Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home and Crematory, 366-0707.



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