Roger Dale Canfield, Sr., 68, of Mehoopany, PA, passed away Thursday morning, Nov. 21, 2013 at his home in Windham Township, Wyoming County.
Born in Towanda on Jan. 30, 1945, he was the son of the late Olin, Jr. (Nov. 27, 2006) and Elizabeth “Betty” Canfield (March 30, 2009).
He graduated from Wyalusing High School with the Class of 1962.
Roger was a self-employed building contractor with his sons Roger, Jr. and Chris. Canfield Construction has remodeled and built homes throughout Wyoming, Bradford, Susquehanna and Sullivan Counties.
He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He loved to go camping with his family around Lancaster, and eating at his preferred restaurant, the Shady Maple Restaurant. He also loved to camp in Fair Haven, NY, which was his favorite fishing spot.
Survivors include his wife, Marion Johnson Canfield; his sons, Roger Canfield, Jr. and his wife, Sylvia of Mehoopany and Chris Canfield of Mehoopany; his stepchildren, George Norconk of Towanda, Joyce Dickinson of Mehoopany and Mary Zickler and her husband, Steve of Wyalusing; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; his brother-in-law, Bud Secules of Towanda, as well as aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Sandra Lou Murphy Canfield on May 22, 1985; his grandson, Roger Dale “Squeak” Canfield, IV on July 25, 2011; his granddaughter, Natasha “Tasha” Marie Canfield on Aug. 13, 2012 and his sister, Shirley Secules.
Funeral services will held on Tuesday, Nov. 26, at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Transue Community Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Vaughn Cemetery in Mehoopany. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, Nov. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Roger’s name to the Jenningsville United Methodist Church, 1857 SR 4002, Mehoopany, PA 18629 or the Natasha Marie Canfield Memorial Fund or Roger Dale Canfield, IV Memorial Fund, Peoples Neighborhood Bank, PO Box 149, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.