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Roger A. Gregoire

MILLERTON — Roger A. Gregoire, 74, a 45-year resident of Millerton, died Oct. 9, 2020, at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., with his family at his bedside. 

Mr. Gregoire retired as a maintenance supervisor from Taconic DDSO in Wassaic, a career that spanned more than 33 years.

Born Nov. 7, 1945, in Waterbury, Conn., he was the son of the late Verla (Austin) and Antonio Gregoire. 

Following school, he served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged following his last tour of duty. 

On Oct. 17, 1971, at St. Patrick’s Church in Millerton, he married Margaret Ann Cooke. Mrs. Gregoire survives at home.

Mr. Gregoire was a life member and past captain of the Millerton Fire Company and was a life member of the American Legion Millerton Post No. 178. 

He was an avid hunter and enjoyed bowling for many years. He also enjoyed spending time outdoors caring for his lawn and fixing anything that needed repair at his home and for his neighbors. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends.

In addition to his wife, Margaret, he is survived by his daughter, Dawn Herpfer of Hillsdale, N.Y.; his grandson, Hayden Herpfer of Hillsdale; two sisters, Claudette Chamberlin of Amenia and Elaine Rivard of Florida. 

He was predeceased by his brother, Ronald Gregoire of Sharon.

Calling hours will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Scott D. Conklin Funeral Home in Millerton. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, the Rev. Robert K. Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Millerton with Naval Military Honors. 

Memorial donations may be made to the Millerton Fire Company, P.O. Box 733, Millerton, NY 12546. 

To send an online condolence, go to www.conklinfuneralhome.com.

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