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Roger Lee Poitras

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Roger Lee Poitras was born July 9, 1926 to Laureta and Leonidas Poitras in Belcourt, Quebec, Canada. He passed away on January 30, 2015. He was a long time Yuba City resident before moving to Oroville.

He worked for Western Pacific Railroad on Bridge St., Yuba City. He was a member of the Eagles for more than 40 years. He was in the Canadian military called Royal Air Force and served in WWII.

He is survived by his wife Janie; siblings Pauline, Lisette and Marcel. His children Gilles Poitras of Oakland, Barbara Karvonen of Los Banos, Sandra Poitras - Dearduff of Yuba City and Beverly Alvarez (Poitras) of Yuba City; grandchildren Justin, Shane, Andrew, Tyler, Jenna, Gregory, Shurea and Johnnathan.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister Therese and Colette; brother Napolean, daughter Sandra Poitras- Deardfuff and grandson LeeRoy Cole Jr.

Services will be held Wednesday, February 11th at 1:00 pm at Ramsey Funeral Home, 1175 Robertson St., Oroville.

Daddy, you will be forever in my heart and always on my mind.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Feb. 7, 2015
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