Roger J. Marquis
1937 - 2004
Published in The Republican on 7/22/2004.
HOLYOKE - Roger J. Marquis, 67, of 5 Lindergh Avenue, died
at home Monday, July 19, 2004. Roger was born in Holyoke, MA on April
5, 1937. He was educated in local schools and was a Holyoke High School
He was co-owner of Marquis Oil for 40 years. He formerly played
Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles Organization.
He was a
former communicant of Perpetual Help Church.
He is survived by hie wife,
Alice (Cook) Marquis; 2 sons, Roger and his wife Kristen of Severn, Maryland,
and Mark and his wife Nicole of Bristow, Virginia. He is also survived
by one brother, Normand of Florida; one sister, Lillian Freniere of Holyoke;
4 grandchildren: Ashley, Alexander, Evelyn Anne, and R.J.; and several
nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held Friday, July 23, 2004
at 11:00 am at Sacred Heart Church on Chestnut Street in Springfield.
Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery in South Hadley. There are no calling
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sacred Heart Church,
395 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA 01104. The James P. Hobert &
Sons Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.