Danielson- Roger B. Logee, age 98 died unexpectedly on Friday, March 16,2018 at home. He is survived by his son; Richard Logee and his wife Deborah of Killingly, his daughters Betty (Logee) Merow and her husband Gene of Killingly, Katherine (Logee) Griswold and her husband Thomas of Groton; his daughter-in-law Faye Logee of Eastford; his grandchildren;Gena Rider,Todd Merow, Cory Merow, Mary Griswold, Thomas Griswold, Elizabeth Logee-Charles, Richard Logee Jr., Jonathan Logee, Keri Logee, Heather Logee, Jessica Ruiz and his great-grandchildren Willow Charles, Samuel Charles, Andrew Griswold, Noah Griswold, Adam Griswold, Jenna Griswold, Emily Griswold, Richard Logee III, Cooper Logee, and Alexander Merow. He also leaves his beloved cat Yoki.
Roger was born in Danielson on September 10, 1919, the son of the late William David Logee and Ida Chriscilla (James) Logee. He was predeceased by his loving wife; Fay (Demoranville) Logee;his son,James Arnold Logee; and fourteen brothers and sisters; Floyd Logee, Mason Logee, Ernest Logee, Emily Francisco, Sarah Baroni, Julia Somes, Lyndall Logee, Archibald Logee, Fay Smith, Joy Martin, Mary Ellen Ross, Bernice Logee, Richard M. Logee, and Rupert Logee.
Roger grew up on North Street in Danielson, where he discovered his love of horticulture through the family business, Logee's Greenhouse. He served his country in World War ll in North Africa and Europe during seven campaigns in the Ninth Infantry Division. Roger is a lifelong member of Westfield Congregational Church in Danielson where he met and married his wife, Fay. Together they built The Country Greenhouses on Cook Hill Road in Danielson, where they served the community for over forty years. Roger was also known for his love of cats and rabbits. He shared his knowledge of plants and life stories with all who were lucky enough to visit him in his greenhouse.
A celebration of Rogers life will be held on April 8,2018,at 2:00 PM at Westfield Congregational Church, 210 Main Street in Danielson CT.Arrangements have been entrusted to Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster MA. A guest book is available at www.shaw-majercik.com where you may post a condolence or light a candle.Donations in Roger's memory may be made to Westfield Congregational Church, 210 Main Street, Danielson or Hospice of Day Kimball Hospital.