He was married to Mrs. Rachael M. (Vail) Ducharme with whom he would have celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on October 16, 2015.
Roger was the son of the late Joseph and Bertha Ducharme. He was a graduate of Lowell High School with the class of 1951. He attended Lowell Textile School.
He served with the U.S. Army during Korean War and was honorably discharged.
Roger owned and operated Duval Machinery of Westford, MA, and retired from Piconics of Tyngsboro, MA.
He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA and St. Catherine Church in Westford, MA.
He was a former member of the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing and building model airplanes, but most of all Roger loved spending time with his grandchildren.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons and their wives, Roger P. and Rosemary Ducharme of Lexington, MA, and David and Lynne Ducharme of St. Louis, MO, a daughter, Jenny Brown of Groton, MA, two brothers, Joseph and Marge Ducharme of Springfield, MA and Robert and Rosalie Ducharme of Pelham, NH, and three grandchildren, Andrew Ducharme, and Sarah and Jake Brown. Roger is also survived by many nieces and nephews as well as several close friends.
Funeral Tues. at 8AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9AM at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westford. Memorials may be made in his name to the Westford Ambulance Fund, PO Box 197, Westford, MA 0197-01886. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com