Roger is the son of the late John & Theresa (Borian) VanVaerenberghe. Beloved husband of 61 years to Mary Louise (VanBastelaar). Loving father of Theresa Simpson (late Gary), Cathy Marcolin (Roger), Darlene Heath (Ron) and Mike VanVaerenberghe (Sandra). Dear grandfather of 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Brother of Lucy King (late Bob), Judy Roberts (Late Lee) and the late Tillie Moran (late Jim) and the late Albert VanVaerenberghe (late Marion). He will also be missed by his many nieces & nephews.
Roger had retired as an inspector after 45 years with Libbey Glass. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus in the 4th degree.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the HAYCOCK-CAVANAGH FUNERAL HOME, 409 Nelson Street in Wallaceburg from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Monday. K of C Prayers at 8:30 on Monday. The Funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at Our Lady Help of Christians Church on Tuesday, December 4 at 11 AM. Interment to follow at Riverview Cemetery. In lieu of the flowers, the family asks you to consider a donation to the St. Vincent de Paul Society that may be left at the funeral home 519.627.3231.
Online tributes may be left at www.CavanaghFuneralHome.ca