Roger R. McPheron


Roger R. McPheron, 85, of Little Beaver Township passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at his residence, following an extended illness.
Born March 22, 1934, in Johnson Township, Ohio, he was a son of the late Charles Ross and Ellen (Houk) McPheron.
He was married to Alice Sheetz McPheron for 51 years when she passed away on Oct. 20, 2009.
Roger retired from Y&N Railroad in Youngstown, Ohio, where he was a brakeman and conductor.
He proudly served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War.
He was an active member and former commander of the VFW Post 8106 in New Galilee. Roger was a charter member of the Veterans Honor Guard. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge in Millersburg, Pennsylvania.
Roger always had a large and productive garden that he shared with many. He was an avid Cleveland Brown fan and loved his dog Lucy.
Survivors include three sons, Robert (Mary Ann) McPheron of East Palestine, Ohio, Thomas McPheron at home and Michael (Mary Lou) McPheron of Slippery Rock; a daughter, Katherine (William) Opperman of Enon Valley; two sisters, Nora Lehman of Millersburg, Pennsylvania, and Mary Hoover of Kinsman, Ohio; a brother, David McPheron of Hubbard, Ohio; two granddaughters; five grandsons and two great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and wife, Roger was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie Duganne.
Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St., Wampum, where a funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. Full military rites will be offered by the Veterans Honor Guard.
Final interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.
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Gale Davidson Hassell
May 21, 2019
Will remember your Dad and Mom ... great memories your Mom had us over for our first married dinner celebration you kids were in bed sorry for your loss Kathy...he is reunited with your Mom... love you Kathy...
Shirley & Bill Kohuth. May 17, 2019
May 17, 2019
May you find comfort in knowing he is with your mom. Remember all the good memories you have in your heart. Prayers Always
Shirley & Bill Kohuth
May 17, 2019
So very sorry for the loss of your dad. Both Rodger & Alice were very nice & kind people. Take care Kathy and you have so many beautiful memories of both parents. R. I. P. Rodger
Cathy Wellman & Mike McKenzie
May 17, 2019
Our condolences for the loss of a great man. May he rest in peace, And may God comfort you all in this time of grief. Lots of Love and prayers are with you.
Joan Scheetz
May 17, 2019
Love and prayers. Rest in Peace, Uncle Roger.
Jane Carberry
May 17, 2019
I remember coming to visit with you all or you all coming to see us. I was always super excited about it. I have fond memories of your Dad's sense of humor even though I did not always understand it as a kid. Love and prayers for all of you!
Scott McBurney
May 14, 2019
I think of Uncle Roger often. I am glad he is with Aunt Alice again. My son who is in the Marines and I have talked about him several times. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Aunt Mary Ann
May 14, 2019
I always remember your Mom & Dad, They were a very special couple, I enjoyed so much being with them both, Now they are together forever, God Bless all of this Good man's Family, Prayers & Love to all of you.