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Roger L. Gagne

August 19, 1940 ~ October 10, 2019 (age 79)


Roger L. Gagne, 79 formerly of North Berwick, ME, passed away peacefully October 10, 2019 in the Gosnell Hospice in Scarborough, ME with his loving children by his side.

He was born in Quebec on August 19, 1940, the son of Gerald and Gertrude (Dreault) Gagne.  Roger was raised in Biddeford where he attended Catholic Schools.  He began working at a young age in the local mills, where he met his future wife, Janita Rossignol; marrying in August of 1961.

The family moved to Massachusetts for a few years before returning to North Berwick, Maine in 1976.  Roger owned and operated R. Gagne and Sons Drywall for over 40 years until retiring.  Roger and Janita loved to travel and shared numerous memorable vacations to many beautiful places, including Hawaii, Mexico, Aruba and many Caribbean cruises.  Roger enjoyed cooking and baking, always wanting to try new recipes to share with his family.  Roger was a gentle soul with his sparkling eyes and beautiful smile.  He was a hard working man who always provided well for his wife and children.

He was pre-deceased by his son, Roger, Jr, his son Daniel and his wife, Janita.  Surviving are his 3 daughters, Angela Gagne of Ocean Shores, WA, Kathleen Gagne of Sanford and Suzette Serra and her husband Carlos of North Berwick; his son, Timothy Gagne and wife Pamela of Wells; sister Beatrice Patnaude of Biddeford; 8 grandchildren, Dustin, Kyle, Cassandra, TJ, Shawn, Daniel, Madison and Megan and 5 great-grandchildren.

At his request, there will be no public services.  A private burial will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Biddeford, ME.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, 26 Market Street, North Berwick, ME.  Condolences may be expressed at


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Gosnell Memorial Hospice
11 Hunnewell Drive, Scarborough ME 04074

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