HEUVELTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - Roger M. Todd, age 81 of State Hwy 184 Heuvelton, passed away on Thursday (Dec 5, 2019) at home with his loving wife by his side. As per his request there will be a graveside service held in the spring at Hillcrest Cemetery.
Surviving is his wife Stella; two sons Jeffrey Todd & his companion Sherrie Petkovsek and Philip Todd of Dolgeville, NY; a daughter Lisa Todd of Chesapeake, VA; grandchildren Austin Todd of Stratford, NY, Bethany Murphy of Ogdensburg, Tabitha Knight of St. Louis, MO, Autumn Todd of Fulton Ville, NY, and Olivia Jaiken of Stratford, NY and great grandchildren Emma, Ian and Arien Murphy; a brother James Todd of Watertown along with nieces, nephews & cousins.
Roger was born on Sept 11, 1938 in Ogdensburg, a son of the late Eugene & Mary (Mayne) Todd. He graduated from Heuvelton High School and continued his education at Canton ATC where he received an associate’s degree in Agriculture. He later married Stella French on August 24, 1968 in Brassie Corners.
Roger worked as a farmer for 52 years, owning and operating the family farm with his brother. He retired in 1999. In his spare time he enjoyed traveling, bowling on area men’s and couple’s leagues for many years and watching NASCAR. Roger was also a gun enthusiast that restored old guns to pristine shape.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Heuvelton First Responders, State Street, Heuvelton, NY 13654. Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.