Roger White
Roger White
  • 49 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 4, 1962
  • Place of birth:
    OOB, Maine, United States
  • Date of passing: Apr 21, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    OOB, Maine, United States
Let the memory of Roger be with us forever

 Roger Albert White, 49, born on October 4, 1962 and passed away unexpectedly on April 21, 2012 in Old Orchard Beach.  Roger never met a person that was not his friend. He was a gentle and caring soul. His smile and laughter were something that drew people to him. He was a carpenter by trade but there wasn't much he couldn't do. Ever helpful and compassionate he will be remembered fondly by all that were lucky enough to know him. As we continue this journey through life without him remember he watching us all and when the quirky moment happens it will be him reminding you that he is with you.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, April 30 from 5-7 p.m. at the Old Orchard Beach Funeral Home, 36 Portland Ave., Old Orchard Beach. Burial will be held at a later date at Laurel Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 21st April 2014

"Wow! 2 years you've been gone yet it feels like just yesterday.  I know I check in from time to time to send you a note because I know you're here with us in spirit! I sure miss your laugh! Every time I see a Budweiser I think of you! lol."

This tribute was added by Debora Ohmeis on 21st April 2014

"2 years have passed and it feels like a lifetime. Yesterday was Easter and I know that you were there with us as we ate and laughed and shared stories. Dick had a get together at his house that I didn't make but trust that we were both there is spirit. Love you much!!!!"

This tribute was added by david simpson on 21st April 2014

"May love be all around you,i am sure it is.Peace Rodger."

This tribute was added by Luanne Page on 18th April 2014

"just checking-in my friend.....miss you bunches :("

This tribute was added by Lynn White Fortin on 5th October 2013

"Happy Birthday my dearest Brother Roger!  I miss u more and more everyday...
Love you more than u know

you sister Lynn xoxo"

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 4th October 2013

"Happy Birthday dad! Not a day goes by that I don't think about you!"

This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 4th October 2013

"Happy Birthday Roger.  I think about you often!  What I wouldn't do to hear your laugh one last time!  I miss you buddy but know you are in a good place."

This tribute was added by david simpson on 4th October 2013

"Happy Birthday!!! God loves you."

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 10th June 2013

"Just stopping by to say hello. You've been in my thoughts a lot lately :)
Love you"

This tribute was added by Tammy Polley on 25th April 2013

"pge 2...heal more than words can ever express.   Still some days I still sit and say damn damn damn, because all I ever wanted was all this healing to happen with you and them.  I cry as I type this because of that regret... thank you for leading them to the people they need to heal and grow and learn about you, and still damn damn damn you know what you do Roger Albert White :-)"

This tribute was added by Tammy Polley on 25th April 2013

"damn damn damn.... seems as though I thought or said this often now and then.  You know it!!!!  Yes you do, because you always know what I wanted and needed.... what you tried to be, and what sometimes you actually wanted to be!!!!  But alas, you were who you were, and you were loved dearly.  Your girls loved you more than you or they even ever realized....Your "family" has helped them to"

This tribute was added by Wendy Blake on 22nd April 2013

"Dear Roger,  Hope you have special days!!!!  Thinking of You & glad you are sharing your days with your Mom & Dad!!!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Sandra Gallant on 21st April 2013

"Thinking of you today Roger! Still can't believe it been a year, I think about you all the time, thinking of going to see you today and say hi to you. Love always Lee & Sandra"

This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 20th April 2013

"Hey Roger, I posted something last week, thinking your candle lite vigil was a week earlier.  You know me, always early! lol.  I can't believe it's been a year since you left us.  It seems just like yesterday.  The Whaler's having a day of rememberance for you today.  I already ordered you a bud and sombrero! lol  I sure do miss you but know that you are always within us. Love you!"

This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 15th April 2013

"Roger, I'm so sorry I could not attend your candle light vigil on Saturday night.  I'm now on a new path in my life, one which I'm sure you would be proud of.  I just wanted to let you know I was thinking of you as I often do."

This tribute was added by Debora Ohmeis on 13th April 2013

"Just thinking about you today like any other day...."

This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 1st March 2013

"Hey Roger, don't know why I'm thinking about you today, but I am.  Sure miss hearing you laugh. Anyway, I guess I just wanted to say hi. You are in my thoughts."

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 7th December 2012

"I hope you and Uncle Buck will be looking out for us this afternoon. We're all going to need you.
Love and miss you!"

This tribute was added by Rachael Dean on 5th October 2012

"Roger You Are Sadly Missed!!Not The Same Without You!!  You Will Always Be In My Heart!!   RIP   XOXO"

This tribute was added by Lynn White Fortin on 4th October 2012

"Happy 50th Birthday my brother!!! Love and Miss u tons... There's not a day that goes by that i'm not thinking of you... xoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Robert Pettengill on 4th October 2012

"happy birthday roger i miss you bro"

This tribute was added by Carol Brown on 4th October 2012

"Happy Birthday Roger. I remember how touched you always were when I gave you a birthday card every year.  I missed going out and getting you one this year.  I think about you often and miss your laugh the most. You are always in my heart."

This tribute was added by Stephen Leonard on 4th October 2012

"Happy Birthday my Friend. Miss you terribly."

This tribute was added by david simpson on 4th October 2012

"Happy Birthday Rodger .RIP  The world loves you.  We will meet one day."

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 4th October 2012

"Hi Dad, just dropping by to say Happy Birthday. I'll be having a drink for you tonight at the Whaler. The big 5-0 is something to be celebrated. Love you!"

This tribute was added by Susan Bachelder on 4th October 2012

"Happy Birthday my friend. 50, the big one, oh what a party it will be. See you there"

This tribute was added by Tina Turner on 4th October 2012

"Happy Birthday Riger, we miss you so much...you will always  and forever be in my thoughts"

This tribute was added by Lynn White Fortin on 5th June 2012

"oh Roger!! I just oh i dont know,, im so sad,, i still cant believe you were taken from all of us so violently... I miss u more each day that goes by... i cant express the feelings of sorrow i have for youi.. cuz i will never hear your voice again or get a love hug from u...I miss u so so much..  I will see u some day Roger,,RIP my brother.. I love YOU more than u know.... u r  missed....."

This tribute was added by Tammy Polley on 31st May 2012

"I am here like everyone else because you are on my mind.  Thanks for popping all the happy memories into my mind, its nice to smile when I feel like crying. I see your face in so many picture and I see so much of you in the girls and their sons everyday,your impish twinkle is in their eyes! Please Keep a watchful eye on them and help them be strong, they have a lot of healing to do."

This tribute was added by Cheryl White Boucher on 28th May 2012

"Thinking of you today Roger, but that is no different from any other day..I keep coming back here because I miss you so, but also to see all the love felt for you...I still have a voice mail from you on my phone and I listen often because hearing your voice makes me feel close to you. I know you're keeping an eye on all of us, so don't stop..We all need to feel you near.  God I miss you.."

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 27th May 2012

"Like a lot of people, I keep coming back here to see the stories people have written about you. It's wonderful to see how you touched others lives and how loved you were. I also stopped by to leave some flowers for you and grandma and grandpa.
You are thought of everyday! Keep looking out for us.
Love you Dad"

This tribute was added by Susan Bachelder on 9th May 2012

"Roger, now that the "parties" gatherings and soggy vigils are over, please know you are still in our hearts and heads. We will never forget all the smiles and jokes and everything that made you who you were. I have so many great memories of times we all spent together and I never would have missed any of them. My only regret is that there wont be any more. I miss you Doger, love you......."

This tribute was added by Tina Turner on 2nd May 2012

"I find myself coming back here often...I think of you often Roger..we miss you so much ♥
wish there was a love button for all the comments..you was truly loved by all"

This tribute was added by Debbie Oliver on 1st May 2012

"Roger, it was so long ago that you were a part of my life.  An usher in Rich and my wedding.  Seems like a whole other life and so long ago. I am sorry that I had not seen you recently but there were many fun times and good memories to think about.  I will look for pictures to share with your two beautiful daughters. You will be missed by so many.  Rest in Peace now my old friend."

This tribute was added by Debora Ohmeis on 1st May 2012

"Hope to see such a wonderful turn out as Monday for the benefits: Candle Light VIgil on Friday night at 7:30 at the Gazebo in OOB and the spaghetti dinner from 3:00 to 6:00 on Saturday at the Lions Club in OOB both events are to celebrate Rogers life and the love that we shared with him!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Brad Blow on 30th April 2012

"The love that was felt tonight shall not fade, my friend.
Words cannot express the  way we feel. We all miss  you.
My daughters miss you too, man. Steph said ,"hi". Vic said,"Hello Rodge." They miss you my brother"

This tribute was added by Luanne Page on 30th April 2012

"Rog, all the love...laughter...and friendship you gave to all...I saw it all tonight.  May you shine down on all of us and make us remember what is important in life!"

This tribute was added by Connie Brousseau on 30th April 2012

"Holy-- if u didnt know b 4--well u do now-- U R LOVED!!--  Missing ur generous,courageous,infectious smiles and warmth--forever in my heart!-  RACK EM UP!!  <3"

This tribute was added by David McCallum on 30th April 2012

"Roger had a heart of gold and would never cause anyone harm. He was a good person and will surly be missed. I was lucky to be able to call him a buddy. We worked and partyed together. He is in a better place now and my sympathy goes out to his loved ones."

This tribute was added by Cheryl White Boucher on 27th April 2012

"Roger my dear brother,
My tribute to you is " The Love You shared with everyone you knew.  Like someone else wrote, if was infectious, your smile, your laughter, and your love!  YOU were simply the best, brother and friend to many. I will never forget the last time we saw each other..The hugs and the love we shared will forever be in my heart. Cheryl xoxo"

This tribute was added by david simpson on 27th April 2012

"Cheryl and family,i am so sorry for you loss.God bless"

This tribute was added by Susan Bachelder on 26th April 2012

"My dear friend Roger, I can not believe how you were taken from us. I know you fought the good fight. There are so many memories we can  share, and they are all good memories. I will always remember your  smile and your big heart. I raise my glass to you Roger. I will miss you dearly. Until we meet again I will keep you in my heart. Thanks for being my friend..............."

This tribute was added by Debora Ohmeis on 26th April 2012

"Rog Today will be hard...Help everyone stay strong.....We miss you ....."

This tribute was added by Stacey Fernandes on 25th April 2012

"RIP! The world is a worse place without you in it! You will be miss!"

This tribute was added by Joel Martel on 25th April 2012

"To the family of Roger I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your Brother,Father, Friend. He is in my thoughts. Rest in Peace."

This tribute was added by Jeanette Tibbetts on 25th April 2012

"Even though he's gone his memory still remains in our hearts. His smile and face will never fade. We think of him as we go on each day. The good times we remember and the days spent together will be in our memories forever. So when you start to get down and your really want to cry just think of the fun times and don't wonder why. Watch over us Roger and we will see you again some day. RIP"

This tribute was added by Amanda Floyd Hilton on 25th April 2012

"RIP my buddy Roger. You will be missed and never forgotten!"

This tribute was added by Judy & Jim White on 25th April 2012

"To Cheryl,Lynn,Keith,Chris,Roger's daughters and grandbaby(ies):  First of all, we are deeply sorry for your loss. To Lynn & Kelsey, please know that when you see Roger again and you talk about the things mentioned in your tributes, the love you have for one another will/has overtaken any problems you may have had in the past and are remember no more by him, just the love. Love, Jim&Judy"

This tribute was added by Tammy O'Neil on 25th April 2012

"Hey Roger!!! As expected, will only think of the good times we all shared with you. Sure going to miss that big smile and welcoming HUG you always gave me when I'd walked through the door at the Whaler. Am sure your perched in your favorite spot just chilling and smiling in peace where we all would expect to SEE YOU!!! SEE YOU IN THE NEXT LIFE ROGER WHITE!! BIG HUGS XO LOVE TAMMY:)"

This tribute was added by Sandra Gallant on 25th April 2012

"RIP Roger!!! Lee Gallant and Sandra Gallant just want you to know that we will miss you dearly. I know its been years since we have seen you but you were always a friend to us when we would run into you at the whaler. Say hi to DOnna for us and have a beer with her buddy! Know that they caught the loser that killed you, so you can now REST IN PEACE"

This tribute was added by Kelly Greene on 24th April 2012

"Roger.... When I think back too the first time we met the one thing I will allways remember is how friendly you were, allways a smile and hello... Rest easy in Gods hands Roger where I am sure you have already met up with Donna and you too are having a great time :) You will be missed by many and remembered for your gentle soul <3 Fly with the angels ~~"

This tribute was added by Lois Williams on 24th April 2012

"RIP. I had not known you long. You touched my heart. I am so glad I had the chance to get to know you an will cherish the memories. May your smile an big heart  shine threw the stars. Be looking for the brightess one."

This tribute was added by Connie Grant-Siegel on 24th April 2012

"RIP Rog! you will never be forgotten!"

This tribute was added by Wendy Osborne on 24th April 2012

"We have had some fun times over the years old firend. You will be missed. Keep Smiling as you always did."

This tribute was added by Jan Proctor on 24th April 2012

"Roger you will be missed by all of your family and friends. Sorry to see you go this way. RIP"

This tribute was added by alanna huber on 24th April 2012

"you were quite the funny guy roger...you will be missed..lots of wonderful memories to hold onto though..may you rest in peace..."

This tribute was added by Luanne Page on 24th April 2012

"First of all Rog...what an appropiate song for you :)  I just wanted to say...because of all the laughter we shared thru the years,  I still smile- thru all the tears- when I think of you.  Your laugh was contagious..infectious...loved itl!!!   Thanks for all the memories my friend, and may you now rest in peace."

This tribute was added by mary germain on 24th April 2012

"It had been a while since i had seen you, but 5 or 6 years ago I ran into you at the whaler.  You recognized me right away and had a ready smile.  Many years ago when we all hung out in the park, we used to have many laughs. Saddened by the news of your passing,  RIP  and give em hell up there!!"

This tribute was added by Richard Strout on 24th April 2012

"You will always be missed Roger. We had some good times old friend. I guess I'll see you on the other side someday. RIP Roger..Lifelong Friend."

This tribute was added by Tina Turner on 24th April 2012

"Roger now you may R.I.P....they arrested the SOB...we miss you so much..=("

This tribute was added by Diana Finley on 24th April 2012

"Roger, you was a part of our family for many years.  You drifted away from us but left us with two beautiful and wonderful girls.  I have no words to to express my sadness.  Thank you for my two granddaughters."

This tribute was added by Alana Oliver on 24th April 2012

"No words seem right to say, maybe it's been all the years that have passed.  It breaks my heart that this happened and it is to hard to realize you are gone.  You were a part of our family and we will miss you dearly.  R.I.P. Roger!"

This tribute was added by Robert Pettengill on 24th April 2012

"the tears keep falling from my eyes i can't beleive that someone could do this to you roger you will be missed my friend r.i.p roger"

This tribute was added by Robin Huguenin on 24th April 2012

"Roger u may not have been related to me by blood but by heart which can be stronger,I'm crying as Iwrite this ,I cant believe u not gonna b at oob anymore. I will allways remember u and your jokes Roger Love u and will miss u Robin Pettengill Huguenin  xxoo"

This tribute was added by Melissa White on 24th April 2012

"I barely knew you, my dear cousin, but I am sad to have lost you. It is times like these that I wish our family were closer. I know how important you were to so many people and that shows what a wonderful person you were. You will be missed."

This tribute was added by Kelsey Neveux on 24th April 2012

"Words cannot describe how very sorry I am that we never got a chance to reconnect. I always hoped to be a part of your life again, and for you to meet your Grandson. It breaks my heart to know that that day will never come. You will be forever in my heart, and greatly missed.
Love you Dad
Kelsey"

This tribute was added by David Desilva on 24th April 2012

"Sorry to hear the news. It has been many years ago since I lived in OOB but I remember times out on the boardwalk laughing at the Canadians dudes in their Speedos and checking out the hot women.  Sympathies to you family. I'll see you when my time comes. RIP my friend! David DeSilva"

This tribute was added by Sally Stevens on 24th April 2012

"Wow I have had this image of you, Roger in your cowboy pj's back when you and Steve Nason lived together way back in the 80's. I used to tease you about your Jammies!!! We have had some good times back then. It only took a few hours for me to hear of the sad news way out here in California! I am so very sad and my prayers go out to your family! You are loved my friend! Sally (Bryce)"

This tribute was added by Rhonda Cohen on 24th April 2012

"I will always think of you my cousin,my friend. You had a great heart and a friendly welcoming smile. I will never forget the great times we've had. Love you Roger   R.I.P."

This tribute was added by Wendy Foster on 24th April 2012

"i miss you love you always i m so sad someone could take you from us like that R.I.P loved and missed forever"

This tribute was added by Wendy Blake on 23rd April 2012

"Rest My Dear Friend..... You'll Never Be Alone In Heaven....... You'll Aways Be Remembered In My Thoughts......Bye Buddy!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Tina Turner on 23rd April 2012

"Sorry, I've never told you, all I wanted to say
And now it's too late to hold you
'Cause you've flown away
So far away

Never had I imagined
Living without your smile
Feelin' and knowing you, hear me
It keeps me alive, alive

And I know you're shining down on me from Heaven
Like so many friends we've lost along the way
And I know eventually we'll be together
One sweet day
Eventually I'll see you i"

This tribute was added by Lynn White Fortin on 23rd April 2012

"To my brother... I know i havent been the best sister to you.. but know this, i miss u dearly already and love u so so  much Roger..I have forgiven u for all the shit in your life that i didnt approve of.. It was your life.. YOU ARE A GOOD PERSON and wish i got to tell u that b4 you were taken away from us so violentlly... I love u Roger... RIP ... xoxooxoxoxoxoxoxoxo"

This tribute was added by Tammy LaGrange on 23rd April 2012

"RIP Rog - I will never forget my "stripper" - you will be missed - as you liked to sing "you're simply the best""

This tribute was added by Tina Turner on 23rd April 2012

"RIP Roger. you will be missed ....I wish I could hear you sing Tina Turner one more time ... you will always be in our hearts ♥"

This tribute was added by Brad Blow on 23rd April 2012

"I will never forget you my dear friend. I am so sorry man. I wish I could have been there for you. I hear they have free beer in heaven,ha?
SHOOMP!!!"

This tribute was added by Debora Ohmeis on 23rd April 2012

"Looking back I see your smile
Your laugh will stay with me a while
I never really saw an end
Thought you’d be here always my friend
You listen to the tears I cried
Never pushing me aside
It hurts a lot to see you go
But there is one thing you must know
I will never again hear your voice
But its no a mistake when HE makes a choice
He only takes the good ones home
And in Heaven you now roam"


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