Biography: ROGER C. DEN HAESE
UTICA- Roger C. DenHaese, 79, a resident of The Pines at Utica Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation for the past seven years, passed away on December 31, 2015.
Born in Canastota on August 24, 1936, Roger was the son of Charles and Nellie New DenHaese. A lifelong resident of the area, Roger was educated in Canastota High School. He married Constance Sessa.
Roger had previously been employed by the Madison County Highway Department for several years before going to work for his brother’s construction company as a heavy equipment operator. He was of the Catholic faith.
Roger will be remembered as a kind and gentle man. He liked the outdoors and enjoyed the presence of children. Roger had a great love for watching old movies, especially Westerns.
Surviving are: his wife Constance DenHaese of Rome and her daughters; one daughter, Melissa Hubbard of Oneida; one son, Charles DenHaese of Munnsville; several grandchildren one brother and two sisters-in-law, Ricky and Deb DenHaese of Sherrill and Kathy DenHaese of Canastota and three nieces, Nell Garvey of Syracuse, Robin Fox of Canastota and Dawn Tindall of Camden. He was predeceased by his parents and a brother, Ronald DenHaese.
Funeral services will be held 12noon Wednesday from the Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 South Peterboro Street, Canastota, with Deacon Adolph Uryniak, officiating. Interment will be made in Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10am-12pm, prior to the funeral service. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.campbell-dean.com.
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