Roger passed away suddenly on July 18, 2013 at the age of 78 from complications related to an ongoing illness. Roger was born on August 8, 1934. He left home at an early age and joined the navy, a career lasting 38 years. From there, he continued to enjoy a life rich in travel and adventure. Roger is predeceased by his wife, Joyce and brother, Leo. He is survived by three sisters, Monique, Francis (Jimmy), and Suzanne, a son, Michael (Jodi), and two grandchildren, Dustin and Rehana. The family would like to thank all of Roger's friends for their friendship during his life and thoughts and support upon his death. They would also like to thank the RJH doctors, nurses, and social workers for their professional and compassionate care during the event of his passing.
Friends are invited to join the family for an informal "open house" gathering at Roger's home on Sunday, August 4, 2013 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m.
Published in Victoria Times Colonist from July 31 to Aug. 2, 2013