Roger Joseph Lennon

6/24/2020

Roger Joseph Lennon, a longtime resident of Warwick, NY passed away peacefully on June 24, 2020 at home, surrounded by his loving family. He was 74 years old.

 

Born May 5, 1946 in New York, NY, he was the oldest of eight children of the late Dr. Roger and Eleanor (Mooney) Lennon.

 

Roger proudly served in the United States Army JAG Corps from 1967-1989, earning the rank of Major.  Roger was well-educated, having attended Fordham Prep, and earning degrees from Boston College (BS), Boston University (Juris Doctorate) and numerous Army war colleges.

 

He worked as an Operations Manager for Blue Circle Raia in Mahwah, NJ.

 

Roger is survived by his wife of 45 years, June (nee Lenato); son, Roger James  Lennon (Josephine) of Warwick; daughter, Kerry Cunha (Jon) of Chantilly, VA; two grandchildren: Christopher and William; sisters: Eleanor Peterson of Latham, NY and Alice Lennon of Stratford, CT; brothers: Terrence Lennon of Ossining, NY, and Michael Lennon of Albany, NY; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by three brothers: Brendan, Peter and Kevin.

 

Our family would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the Hospice nurses who cared for Roger, especially his "Angels": Tricia, Kelly, Karen and Donna, who went above and beyond in their care and compassion for Roger. We are forever grateful.

 

A Memorial Visitation will be on Thursday, July 9, from 4 to 7pm at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY.  A Funeral Mass will be on Friday, July 10 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Stephen RC Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick with interment following the mass in Warwick Cemetery with military honors.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, 800 Stony Brook Court, Newburgh, NY 12550 or America’s VetDogs, 371 East Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown, NY 11787.

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Dear June, Roger, Kerry, and families, I was so sorry to hear the sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Love, Mrs. Kamarad/Kennedy
DEBORAH KAMARAD/KENNEDY
7/27/2020
My condolences to the Lennon Family I am thankful to know Roger for the we had and to help him and June. Much love Donna Bauer
Donna Bauer
6/26/2020
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