Roger Privee, 79, of Danielson, CT died, November 16, 2018 at W.W. Backus Hostipal in Norwich, CT. He was born May 8, 1939 in Putnam, CT, son of the late Lionel and Lena (Blanchette) Privee. He was the beloved husband of Melanie (Cullins) Privee for 39 Years, they married on August 11, 1979. Roger was a member of the US Army and served as a paratrooper in the Vietnam Era.
Roger was a life time resident of Danielson and was the Owner of Residential Sanitation for many years. He coached Little League for several years and was beloved by his players. He was an avid New England Sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the UConn women’s basketball team. Roger was a devoted family man who adored his wife and family. He called many others his family and always welcomed them into his home.
Besides his wife Melanie, he is survived by his daughters Shelly Ansaldi and husband Edward of Somers, CT and Tonya Heath and husband Travis of Sterling, CT; his son Christopher Privee of Danielson, CT; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; several brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, four brothers and his daughter Lori Hunting of Ashford, CT. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the Killingly Little League, PO Box 627, Dayville, CT 06241.
Calling Hours will be Friday, November 23, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT. A Graveside Service will be held at a later date in Connecticut’s Veterans Cemetery with Military Honors. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com