Roger’s retirement brought him to the Orrtanna, PA area, where he built the home he had envisioned for enjoying the remainder of his years. There, he planted many varieties of fruit and ornamental trees and berry plants. Roger was also a gardener, and was particularly proud of his multi-variety asparagus beds. He was an avid book reader, and loved to camp, travel, play his guitar, fish, and fly radio-controlled airplanes. He was also a passionate aviation historian, collecting autographs of famous WWII aces to present day aviators. He was a collector of aviation art prints, and he also commissioned an artist to create a print commemorating and honoring the
Tuskegee Airmen. Roger touched innumerable lives, and he will be deeply missed by the many he has known and loved. Surely, another angel gets his wings.
There will be a memorial service at Monahan Funeral Home, 125 Carlisle St., Gettysburg, PA on Tuesday, April 6 at 11:00 am, followed by a graveside service at 1:00 pm at Green Hills Cemetery in Waynesboro PA. Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to Adams County SPCA, 11 Goldenville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325, would be greatly appreciated.
125 Carlisle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
953 S. Potomac St.
Waynesboro, PA 17268