WINDSOR, Conn. — Roger C. Lemery, 72, of 44 Poplar Drive, formerly of Danielson, died Friday in Hartford Hospital.
He was a machinist for many years at Hamilton Standard Co. in Windsor Locks, retiring in 1967.
Mr. Lemery was an Army veteran of World War II, serving In the European-African-Middle Eastern theater, including the D-Day invasion of Normandy. He was a member of Windsor Post, American Legion, and Windsor Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He leaves his wife. Rita (Tremblay) Lemery, formerly of Southbridge, Mass; two brothers, Rosaire and Richard Lemery, both of Danielson: two sisters, Rozeda Macko of Syracuse. N.Y. and Theresa Tremblay of Southbridge; and many nephews and nieces, including the Rev. Norman R. Jalbert, pastor of Notre Dame des Canadiens Church in Worcester.
Mr. and Mrs. Lemery observed their 35th wedding anniversary in September.
He was born In St. Cesaire, Quebec, Canada, son of Roel and Aida (Dufresne) Lemery, and lived about 25 years in Danielson and 25 years in Windsor.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave, Worcester, with a Mass at 10 am. in Notre Dame des Canadiens Church, 5 Salem Square, Worcester. His nephew, the Rev. Norman R. Jalbert, will be the principal celebrant. Entombment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery Mausoleum, Worcester. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to a charity of one’s choice.
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