LEBANON, Maine - Roger Lewis Varney, 76, a resident of Lebanon, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 at Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.H. after a brief illness.
Roger was born in Somersworth, N.H. on June 8, 1942, a son of William and Eleanor Mae (Newcombe) Varney and graduated from Somersworth High School. He served with the U.S. Army for four years.
He worked at the Miller Shoe Shop for several years then also worked for General Electric as a Grade B machinist until he retired in 1998.
Roger loved going to camp in Errol, N.H. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and he also enjoyed woodworking. Most importantly, he loved his family and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a proud member of NRA and a proud New York Yankees fan.
He was predeceased by his wife Leah Frances Varney who died in 2016.
Roger is survived by his daughter Tracey Varney and her significant other Ada of South Portland, his son Charles Varney and his wife Beverly of Exeter, N.H., his surrogate sons Robert Remick, Jr. and his wife Danielle of Rollinsford, N.H. and Roy Remick, Sr. and his wife Shanon of Somersworth; a brother Arthur Allaire of North Berwick, and two sisters, Sylvia Mann of Oregon and Joanne Robitaille of South Carolina; three grandchildren that were the joy of his life, Roy Remick Jr, Robert Remick, III and Renee Remick; many nieces and nephews; godchildren Aaron Allaire of Union, N.H. and Christina Ellis of Sanford, Maine and his Boston "Yankee" terrier, Angel.