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Roger A. "Jimmy" Lepage

CHICOPEE – Roger A. “Jimmy” Lepage, 94, of Chicopee, was Called Safely Home on Saturday, December 14, 2019. He passed into Eternal Life at Bear Mountain at West Springfield surrounded by all the memories he loved and cherished. He was born at home in Chicopee on December 17, 1924, a beloved son of the late Henry A. Lepage and Blanche L. (Langlois) Lepage McDonald. He served his country during World War II in the United States Army and attained the rank of Technician Fourth Grade. He served in the battles of Bismarck Archipelago, Southern Philippines and Luzon. He received the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, the American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon with a Bronze Service Star and the World War II Victory Medal. He was employed for 41 years as an Electrician in the Maintenance Department at Savage Arms in Chicopee and Westfield, retiring in 1987. He was a communicant of Sainte Rose de Lima Church in Chicopee and a member of the Savage Arms 25 Year Club and the American Legion Post 337 in Chicopee. He leaves his loving sister-in-law, Dorothy Lepage of Granville; and his many cherished nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his two loving brothers, Richard L. Lepage and his wife, Theresa, and Roland A. Lepage; and his loving sister, Leona B. Leduc and her husband, Marcel. His funeral will be held on Thursday, December 19, 2019 beginning at the St. Pierre – Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels, (413-532-9806), 13 Dale Street, Chicopee, MA 01020, (funeral home will open at 8:00 a.m.), followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Sainte Rose de Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. His burial with United States Army Military Honors will follow the Mass at Sainte Rose Cemetery, 49 Olsen Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. His family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, December 19, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. before the Mass. The parking lot and main entrance are located in the rear of the funeral home at 20 Lafayette Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. For more details, please visit:
St. Pierre-Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels
13 Dale Street
Chicopee, MA USA 01020