Superintendent of Schools Dr. Cheryl Champ announced that the visitation will be on Wednesday, August 7th, from 2-4 and 6-8 at the Pelham Funeral Home and the funeral will be held at 10am on Thursday, August 8th, at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 95 Eastchester Road in New Rochelle for Middle School Teacher and Coach Tom Roksvold who died on Friday, August 2.

In announcing his death on Saturday, Dr. Champ said counselors will be available in the Middle School counseling offices on Tuesday, August 6 from 9:00am to noon and Wednesday, August 7 from 9:00am to noon for students, faculty and staff in need of grief support.

Mr. Roksvold, a resident of Pelham, has served the Pelham School District for 23 years. He taught Earth sciences and coached golf.

"He will be remembered most for his dedication and his kind, thoughtful and caring manner with students, " Dr. Champ said.

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