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Roger William Conant

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Roger William Conant

Age 68, of Wilmington, DE, died Dec. 10, 2012 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born May 25, 1944 in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was the son of Theo (Moore) & William E. Conant. A graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and the University of Delaware, Roger was an avid sportsman who loved teaching tennis to juniors. He held positions as a professional tennis player, stockbroker, real estate agent, and worked for the Delaware River & Bay Authority. He served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Bronze Star.

Roger is survived by his sister, Marsha Conant Flannery of Dayton, OH, niece Caitlin Ariel Conant Flannery, and many devoted friends.

Interment at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 11 am, Jan. 10 followed by a Celebration of His Life at St. Anthony's Club, 1800 Howland St., Wilm., DE.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made in his memory to Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Assoc., 1101 N. Market St., Wilm., DE 19801 or Seasons Hospice, 300 Biddle Ave., Newark, DE 19702.


Published in The News Journal on Dec. 16, 2012
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