Mrs Juliette Marie Louise Laroche

Juliette Laroche

Mrs Joseph Laroche (Juliette Marie Louise Lafargue), 22, was born in Paris on born 20 October 1889 the daughter of widower Monsieur Lafargue, a wine seller of Villejuif, France.

She boarded the Titanic at Cherbourg with her husband Joseph and daughters Louise and Simonne. Juliette was pregnant at the time of the disaster 1.

Joseph died in the sinking but his family were saved, possibly in lifeboat 14.

Laroche mother children

Juliette with her children after the disaster

Juliette died in Paris, France on 10 January 1980.



Laroche Family
Memorial card for Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche, 1912
Back of memorial card in memory of Joseph Laroche
Genuine White Star Line envelope saved by Mme Laroche
Brochure saved from the Titanic by mme Laroche
Louise Laroche in 1996
Louise Laroche at her home
Louise Laroche and actor Paul Rudd in Paris
Restaurant à la Carte coupon (back)
Restaurant à la Carte coupon (front)
Tianic postcard bought by Mme Laroche
The Laroche family
S.S. Chicago
Liner France

Articles and Stories

Le Matin (1912) 
Excelsior (1912) 


Gavin Bell, UK
George Behe, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Olivier Mendez, France


1. Joseph LeMercier Laroche, Jr. was born 17 December 1912, he married to a Mlle Claudine _?. He died 17 January 1987. Claudine LaRoche is still living in the Paris area. She and Joseph had several children who are the only living descendants of this family.

References and Sources

Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Judith Geller (1998) Titanic: Women and Children First. Haynes. ISBN 1 85260 594 4
Search archive British and Irish newspapers online

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(2018) Juliette Marie Louise Laroche Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #487, updated 21st September 2018 05:10:39 AM)

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