Marlborough – Roger L. Hemenway, 78, of Marlborough formerly of Shrewsbury, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 26th after a period of declining health.
Roger was born in Worcester, the son of Katherine P. (DiSalvo) Hemenway. Raised in Worcester Roger graduated from Cosmetology school and began a life of customer service styling hair. He once owned and operated the Hair Wizard, then worked for many area hair salons. Roger notably competed in many cosmetology competitions earning a gold medal status in New York City.
Roger is survived by his daughter, Lesley Wilson of Worcester; two grandchildren he adored, Connor and Ava; two sisters, Joann M. Montbleau of Holden, and Kathleen Triola of Sutton; his pet cat and best friend “Billie”; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. A brother Llyod F. Hemenway predeceased him.
Roger was a quiet individual who valued his friends, his clients, his daughter, and grandchildren. He was an enthusiastic golfer who once recorded a hole in one and when not working could be found on a golf course. He also enjoyed gardening.
Funerals services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. The MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., is honored to assist the family with arrangements.