ROGER JOHN SLANEY
It is with deep sadness that the family of the late ROGER JOHN SLANEY
originally of St. Lawrence announces his sudden passing on June 24th, 2018 at the Cape Brenton Regional Hospital. Roger was born in St. Lawrence, NL to Herb and Therese Slaney on May 15th, 1960. Roger was a man of various talents. He was an accomplished musician who shared his love of music by teaching others to play the guitar and played with many bands over the years. He was a talented soccer player and coach in his younger years. In his 30 year career with the Canadian Coast Guard; he was highly respected by his peers and was presented with immediate awards for his performance on the job. But most importantly, he was a loving man with a fantastic sense of humor and boundless compassion. People always felt like they had a special connection. He was a wonderful husband, son, father, brother and friend.
Roger was predeceased by his father, Herb Slaney and he is survived by his wife, Valerie, his sons Ryan (Krista) and Tristan, his mother, Therese as well as his siblings, Christina (Jacques) Perrot, Gary Slaney, Rudy (Karen) Slaney, Lisa (Jim) Loder, Sonia )Andy) Slaney, Rodney (Barb) Slaney and Claudia (Frank) Brockerville.
A celebration of his life will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church in St. Lawrence on August 2nd, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Vigil to be at 8:00 p.m. The funeral Mass will be on August 3rd at 2:00 p.m. Interment to follow at Mount Cecilia Roman Catholic Cemetery, St. Lawrence. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Wiseman’s Funeral Homes … Marystown.
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