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Roger J. Metras, 78, passed away Thursday, July 6, at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
He was born Nov. 11, 1938, in Malone, New York, to Gracien and Georgine (Young) Metras.
On March 25, 1978, he married Joyce L. Parkhill in Titusville, New Jersey.
She survives along with a sister, Anne M. Fraga, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts.
Mr. Metras proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1957 until retiring in 1977. He received the Meritorious Service Medal and was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans and American Legion.
He then went to work for Bank of America and following that retirement, he worked as a massage therapist at the Pennington-Ewing Athletic Club in Ewing, New Jersey. He also was a chauffeur for Waterford Crossing in Goshen until 2010.
He attended First Baptist Church, Goshen.
Cremation will take place at Yoder-Culp Crematory and private services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be given to First Baptist Church, Goshen.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on July 8, 2017
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