William Roberge


William H.

William H. Roberge, age 81, of Perrysburg, OH, passed away on Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his residence. He was born on May 22, 1931, in Pawtucket, RI to Henri and Helen (Flanagan) Roberge. On May 17, 1957, he married Joyce Beeker in Toledo, OH and she survives. William served his country proudly while enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and was honorably discharged in 1955. For 30 years he was a machine operator for Chrysler Corporation, Perrysburg, OH. In his spare time he enjoyed gardening, playing cards at the Perrysburg Commons Senior Center and most of all spending time with his family and attending his grandchildren's activities.

Surviving William is his loving wife of 55 years, Joyce; children, Debra (Tim) Hilvers of Belleville, MI, Carol Gould of Maumee, OH, William (Mary) Roberge of Batavia, IL, Sandra (Charles) Richmond of Perrysburg, OH, Teresa (Gregg Long) Sharp of Fremont, OH; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Dorothea Roberge of Vernon, CT, and nephew, Steven (Linda) Wotherspoon, Stafford, CT. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henri and Helen Roberge; daughter, Mary Dorothea Roberge; great-grandson, Caden Gould; sisters, Jean Wotherspoon, Eileen Roberge and Myrtle Roberge.

As per his wishes services will be private. Arrangements are being handled by the Marsh Funeral Home, 110 Main St., Luckey, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be given to the . Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo may do so at


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Published in Toledo Blade on May 15, 2013