Roger B.Walters ’65
Roger B. Walters, 74, of Dade City, FL and formerly of Hooksett, NH, passed away at his residence in FL on January 4, 2018.
He was born in Peabody, MA on July 17, 1943, son of the late Alfred and Rosa (Hitchman) Walters. Roger was a graduate of Maine Maritime Academy where he received a BS degree in marine engineering. He also was a graduate of Lowell University where he received his MBA degree. He was a United States Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked for many years as a consulting engineer with Stahlman Group and prior to that with Heald McKone Associates. He was an active member of New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Loudon where he taught Sunday school and was the Church Treasurer for eleven years. He was also the Treasurer of the Windsor Hills Camp in Windsor, NH. He was an avid reader, especially enjoying action historical novels. He enjoyed golfing, camping with his children, and loved spending time in the NH outdoors. He was predeceased by his wife Sheila A. (Ouimette) Walters, who died in 2009.
Family members include two daughters, Naomi Walters and her husband Ernie of Dalton and Amy Laferte and her husband Roland of Manchester; six grandchildren, Michael, Caleb, Jonah, Morgan, Jasmine, and Logan; four sisters, Virginia McPhee, Valerie Maynard, Pamela Wood, all of Dade City, FL, and Elizabeth Goodwin of MA; and several nephews, nieces, and cousins.
Calling hours will be at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover St., Manchester, on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Josh Johnson officiating. Urn burial will take place in the spring at Head Cemetery in Hooksett. To view Roger’s online Tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit www.phaneuf.net.