Northborough – Roger W. Pageau, 67, of Northborough, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 28, 2012 at the UMass Memorial Healthcare – University Hospital after being stricken ill. He was the husband of Thelma (Chouinard) Pageau.
Born in Littleton, N.H., he was the son of the late Armand and Arlene (Lemue) Pageau. He was educated in Littleton schools and was a graduate of the University of New Hampshire. From 1967 to 1973, he served with the Army National Guard, attaining the rank of SP5.
Roger was employed in the finance department at New England Electric for 35 years prior to his retirement.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Westborough, the John Warren Lodge AF & AM in Hopkinton, and the Scottish Rite Body of Worcester and Boston, and was the former Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.
He was a ham radio operator, enjoyed genealogy, and was an avid sports fan, especially the Red Sox, Patriots and UNH hockey.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Amy M. Seitz and her husband, Matthew, of N. Grafton and Dr. Gayle P. Pouliot and her husband, Jason, of Boston; one grandson, Nolan R. Seitz; two stepbrothers, Gary Blodgett of Texas and Everett Blodgett of Reading; one aunt, Veronica Marsh of Littleton, N.H.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services and calling hours will be held privately, with burial in Mt. Auburn Cemetery of Hopkinton. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Britton-Summers Funeral Home, 4 Church St., Westborough.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 350 Plantation St., Worcester, MA 01604 or to the First United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 120 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.