Roland Theroux of Claremont, NH, died on April 25th, 2019, at his home after a period of failing health. Roland was 70 years old and was a loving son, brother, father and husband and he will be missed by many.
Roland was born in Claremont, NH, to Germain (Jim) and Violet (Ferland) Theroux on August 8th, 1948.
He graduated from St. Mary’s High School in 1966, and then joined the United States Air Force where he was based in Abeline Texas. Roland was employed at Joy manufacturing in Claremont, NH, and remained with the company while it transitioned to Sullivan Industries until his retirement in 2002.
Roland’s passion was in his music which he loved to share with others. He was a talented musician and played in several bands throughout his high school years and into his late sixties.
Roland also loved the Red Sox and watching Nascar on TV.
Roland was predeceased by his wife, Dawn Emery Theroux, and his parents.
Roland is survived by his daughter, Teresa Theroux Anderson, and her husband, Dana, of Charlestown, NH, and by his four grandchildren, Tara Yurek and Kayla Stevens O’Neil of Claremont, NH, Dylan Anderson of Charlestown, NH, and Kyle Stevens of Springfield, VT.
Three great grandchildren, Ryleigh and Ebin Robbins and Jayla Stevens.
Roland was also survived by his brother and best friend, Roger Theroux, and his wife, Maura MacNeil, of Deering, NH, and his niece and nephews, Rajean Pearse Theroux and her fiancé, Greg Sparrow of Wakefield, RI, Devon Pearse Theroux of Portland ME, and Dylan Pearse Theroux of Deering, NH.
Calling hours will be on Thursday May 2nd from 5-7 PM at the Stringer Funeral Home in Claremont, NH, followed by a Prayer service by Father Shawn from St. Mary’s Church.
A burial with Military Honors will be held at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen, NH, at a later date.
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