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Roger Townsend

June 8, 1931 — April 24, 2019

Roger Townsend, 87, of Darien Center, NY passed away on April 24, 2019 in York, NY. He was born in Coxsackie, NY to the late Robert and the late Marion (Waldron) Townsend. Roger was preceded in death by his wife, Lois (Greenwalt) on December 17, 2005.
Roger served in the US Navy from 1949- 1953 as a Radarman. He loved to fish, hunt, boat, read books, but mostly spend time with his family. He was a mechanic with United Airlines in Buffalo for over 40 years. He volunteered at Pine Hill Airport. Roger’s fondest moments were spent with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. They were his joy right until the end.
Roger is survived by his children, Alan (Wanda Wolfe) Townsend and Evelyn (Mark) Hilyard; his grandchildren, Christopher, Alexander, Brandon, Samantha, Alan, and Emily; and his great grandchildren, Robin and Emmett.
There will be no prior visitation. A Celebration of Roger’s Life will held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Bruce Hilyard’s home, 60 Buffalo St., Attica, NY 14011. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Bennington, NY.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or by phone at 1-800-227-2345. For more information please call 585-591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence please visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC, 135 Main St., Attica, NY 14011.

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