Roland P. Roberge, 75, of Newington, passed away peacefully at his home. Roland was born on January 15, 1945 in Bristol and was a son of the late Archille and Adrienne (Bibeau) Roberge. Raised in Bristol, he graduated from Bristol Central High School and the University of Connecticut. He also formerly lived in New York City, West Hartford, and Hartford and was the former owner of Home Delivery Service.
Roland was a prolific artist, a gifted poet, and an ambitious entrepreneur.
Roland is survived by a son, Ryan Roberge and wife, Mariam, of South Burlington, VT; his former wife: Laurie Roberge-Piteo of Bristol; two brothers: Dr. Roger Roberge of Ottawa, Canada, and Dr. Leo Roberge of Syracuse, NY and their families; two grandchildren: Mina and William; several nieces and nephews; and friends and artistic supporters. He was predeceased by his daughter, Heather Roberge.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday (February 3, 2020) at 11 AM at St. Ann Church, 250 West St., Bristol followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery in Farmington beside his beloved daughter, Heather. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, on Monday between 9:30 and 10:30 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Joseph’s Indian School, PO Box 326, Chamberlain, SD 57326.
Please visit Roland’s memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com.
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