Roger Allen Finnamore, age 73, of Quincy died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at Blessing Hospital.
He received a BSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada. He began his career at Canadian General Electric working in Peterborough, Montreal and Scarborough facilities. In 1981 he joined Cooper Canada which eventually led Roger and his family to Quincy where he had accepted a position with Gardner Denver. After a 28 year career holding various positions within the company – he retired in December 2008. He served on several Quincy boards and was a member of the Quincy Country Club.
Survivors in addition to his wife include: sons Michael (Kerry) Finnamore of Mt Prospect, IL and Ryan (Elizabeth) Finnamore of Evanston, IL; four grandchildren, Isabella, Liam, Benjamin and Nicholas; a brother Stephen (Darleen) of Kanata, Ontario, Canada; a brother in law Ralph (Janice) Parr of Campbellford, Ontario, Canada and nephews Nathan Finnamore of Toronto and Philip (Jennifer) Parr of Campbellford.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, parents-in-law Everett and Thelma Parr and several aunts and uncles.
The family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the many caregivers and therapists that came to our home and cared for Roger with compassion, understanding, commitment and kindness. From Blessing Home Care: Teresa Pickle, Erin Ryan, Linda Archer, Waldemar Klulowski, Ryan Mote and Sheila Griffin and Michele Langford from Carelink.
Roger was cremated, according to his wishes, and inurnment will take place in Peterborough, Canada, at a later date.
Visitation: 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home
Memorials: Blessing Foundation (Home Care) or a charity of your choosing
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.