Purrington, Roger of Gloucester, VA formerly of Wayland, MA passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on June 13, 2021 at the age of 61.
Roger was born in Wayland on March 7, 1960 to the late Fredrick and Mary (Haley). He is survived by his loving mother, Dorothy Sulik and her husband Jack.
Roger was the dear son-in-law of Paul and Mary Buonfiglio; beloved husband of Jennifer (Buonfiglio) Purrington; loving father of Ryan and Jay Purrington, and Ashley Grace of SC; adored grandfather of Charles, Warren, and Korra; caring brother of Martha Langan and her husband Paul of SC, Christopher Purrington of CO, and the late Jay and Sarah. He leaves behind his loving companion, Jana Hagood; and his dearest friend, Stacey Foley. Roger is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a loving nephew of the late Eleanor “Ellie” Adgate.
Roger proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired after 20 years as a Chief Warrant Officer 3. He enjoyed projects around the house and gardening. Roger was a big football fan and his favorite team was the Denver Broncos. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held from 2-4 pm on Sunday June 20, 2021 in Faulkner Funeral Homes, Bristow-Faulkner Chapel, Saluda VA with a memorial service to begin at 4pm.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Roger’s name to Gloucester, VA Fire Department, P.O. Box 1417, Gloucester, VA 23061 or at gvfrs.org.