William Albert "Bill" Roeske of Caneadea died Sunday March 15, 2015 in his home surrounded by loving family. He was born on August 23, 1933 in Rockville, Belfast, a son of the late Henry and Gertrude Chamberlain Roeske. On June 27, 1965 in the First Baptist Church of Elma he married the love of his life, Jane Gregg. They were married nearly 50 years.
He was a graduate of Cuba Central School, class of 1952, received his Bachelor's Degree in math and physics from Houghotn College in 1956 and his Master's Degree from the University of Buffalo in Applied Mathematics in 1961.
He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958 using first generation computer science technology for research.
William taught mathematics from 1960 to 1965 at Erie County Technical Institute. Wile serving at Houghton College from 1965 to 1995 as an Associate Professor, William taught mathematics and computer science. He also was Director of Data Processing. He has a 25 year membership with the Assoc