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386 Mill Street S.
Newcastle, ON L1B 1C6
Phone: 905-987-3964
Fax: 905-987-3769
Roger French

Roger French

Friday, May 21st, 1943 Monday, August 12th, 2019

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Obituary for Roger Esmond French

FRENCH, Roger Esmond
Passed away suddenly but peacefully with family at his side, at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on Monday, August 12th, 2019 at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Janet for 53 years. Loving dad of Robert (Jan) and Nicole (Jeff). Cherished Gpop of Leanne (Evan), Ryan, Sadie, Mackinley, and Camden. Devoted GGpop of Adley. Dear brother of Maureen (Late Geoff), and Sheila (Eric) and Uncle of Natalie, Nicola (Jon), Hayley, and Jonathan. Roger will be remembered by Aunty Ann (Late Uncle Ron) cousins Andrew, and Elizabeth (Jeremy). Greatly missed Uncle Roger of Jack, Charlotte, and Devon. Visitation will be held at the NEWCASTLE FUNERAL HOME, 386 Mill St. S. Newcastle (905-987-3964) on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday, August 22nd from 10:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service in the chapel at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Newcastle Funeral Home
    386 Mill St S
    NEWCASTLE, ON
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    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Newcastle Funeral Home
    386 Mill St S
    NEWCASTLE, ON
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    Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Newcastle Funeral Home
    386 Mill St S
    NEWCASTLE, ON
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    Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
    11:00am

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Ann, Andrew and Beth Brokenshire

Roger has been a big part of our family for almost 50 years. Many fond memories have been made during that time. He will be dearly missed by us all. Hopefully he and Ron are together again.
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Justyna, Kevin, Abby, Hannah and Nathan Berube

We are so sorry for your loss.
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Justyna, Kevin, Abby, Hannah and Nathan Berube planted a memorial tree for Roger French
Comment | Posted at 02:52pm via Memorial Tree

Nicole French

thank you very much for the memorial tree that you donated for roger we really appreciate it. mum and family. are making supper for us once again thankyou. i am not good at doing this. love from us all.xoxo
Posted at 07:12pm

Nicole French

Justyna and family. Thank you so much for the memorial tree. Very thoughtful. Love to you all, Nicole, Janet, and Robert xo
Posted at 07:16pm
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Mary Hegarty

Janet & family we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this time.
Alex & Mary Hegarty
Comment | Posted at 09:11am via Condolence

Nicole French

Thank Mary and family for this lovely sentiment. Mom, Rob, the family and I appreciate your thoughts and it was really nice to see you at dad's celbration of life
Posted at 07:14pm
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Kim churchill

So very sorry to hear about Roger our thoughts are with Janet and family
Comment | Posted at 11:51pm via Condolence

Nicole French

Kim, Thanks for your thoughtful words. It was nice to see you at the visitation earlier this week. Take care, Rob, Janet and Nicole xo
Posted at 07:23pm
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Susan Southwell

Dear Janet,Robert, Nicole and families. So sorry to hear about Roger’s passing. We will always remember the beautiful bride speech Roger did at our wedding. Our deepest condolences to all of you through this difficult time. Cherish all the wonderful memories you have. Rest In Peace Roger.

Susan and Scott Southwell
Comment | Posted at 10:58pm via Condolence

Nicole French

What a lovely memory. We enjoyed your wedding for sure. Nice to see you and your dad the other day. Thanks for coming. Nicole, Janet, Robert, and family xo
Posted at 07:29pm
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