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Roger A. DagueDecember 29, 1936 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 80)
Roger A. Dague, 80, of Staunton, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, at his residence.
He was born on the family farm in South Franklin Township, Washington, PA, on December 29, 1936, to the late Stewart and Elizabeth Fowler Dague. He was raised as a Presbyterian and attended Bethel Presbyterian Church; following his marriage on July 23, 1958 in Winchester, VA, he was confirmed at Trinity Episcopal Church.
Roger attended Lagonda Grade School and in 1954 he graduated from Trinity High School, Washington, PA. He served in the US Navy from 1954 to 1957 and in the Naval Reserve from 1957 to 1962. During the Korean Conflict he served aboard the USS Ault #698. He was employed by the Washington City Fire Department and worked at various colleges in food service management during his career. He is a member of American Legion Post #340, where he served in many capacities including the Honor Guard. His hobbies were golf, swimming, bowling, hunting, shot archery and softball. Roger’s interest, for over 20 years, was in raising and showing Pomeranians. He loved meeting people and was loved by all.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Scott E. Dague; two sisters, Susan Hutson, Catherine Moore and a brother, Odell Dague.
He is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Dague of Staunton; son, Mark A. (Donna Carr) Dague of Elkins, WV; daughters, Mary E. Osborne of Fredericksburg, VA and Jennifer L. (Gary) Rippel of Gloucester, VA; sister, Shirley Comfort of Washington, PA; brother, Charles Dague, of Washington, PA and an aunt, Dorothy Ptaszek. He is also survived by five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Friday, November 10, 2017, at Charlton and Groome Funeral Home, 619 Lifecore Drive, Fishersville, VA 22939, with rites by American Legion Post #340.
A funeral service followed by burial will be held in Washington, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of choice.
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