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Roger (Squeak) Dale Canfield, IV, 12,

Roger (Squeak) Dale Canfield, IV, 12, of 456 Farr Rd., Mehoopany, PA passed away from injuries sustained as a result of an accident while riding on a side-by-side ATV on Monday afternoon, July 25, 2011 in Windham Twp., Wyoming County, PA. Born Oct. 30, 1998 in Sayre, he was the son of Roger Dale, Jr. and Sylvia Marie Parks Canfield.

Roger would have been entering the seventh grade this fall as a student at the Tunkhannock Area Middle School. He enjoyed hunting with his Dad and Grandpa (Roger Canfield, Sr.). He loved fishing and camping at the family’s yearly trip to Lake Ontario. He also enjoyed four wheeling around his home and took great pleasure in taking family trips to Lancaster and especially eating at the Shady Maple. He liked riding his bike, skateboarding and playing video games. He especially enjoyed teasing his sisters and at school he liked being surrounded with his friends.

In addition to his parents, Roger is survived by his siblings, Christina M. Canfield of Factoryville, Holly A Milliron of Laceyville, Roger D. Canfield, III of Scranton, Shawn W. Caines of Tunkhannock and Natasha M. Canfield, Sandra M. Canfield, and Brigette M. Canfield, all of Mehoopany; his paternal grandparents, Roger, Sr. and Marion Canfield of Mehoopany; maternal grandparents, Harold and Ruth Parks of Laceyville and Pete and Gloria Ayers of Johnson City, NY; paternal great-grandmother, Mrs. Nellie Murphy of Beaumont; niece, Aubrey Milliron of Laceyville; a nephew, Holden Canfield of Factoryville and twin nephews, Randy and Nicholas Manzer of Factoryville. Roger also had many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Sandra Lou Murphy Canfield, who passed away on May 22, 1985.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 29, at 11 a.m. at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home, 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, with Rev. Charles Bishop of the Transue Community Church officiating. Interment will be in the Vaughn Cemetery in Mehoopany. Family and friends may call at the Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home on Thursday evening, July 28, from 5 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Roger Dale Canfield, IV Memorial Fund, c/o Peoples Neighborhood Bank, 83 E. Tioga St., PO Box 149, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.


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