We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at DeKalb Funeral Chapel, LLC
Roger Ronald Courtemanche, Jr., age 68 of Smithville,TN, beloved husband of Linda Fayette Courtemanche, passed away at his residence on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 2:30PM.
Son of the late Roger and Ida T. Brown Courtemanche, Sr, he was born on February 5, 1954 in Rockville, CT. He was a native of Stanley, NC and made Smithville, TN his home the last 16 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 sons, Eric Courtemanche and Brian Courtemanche; 3 sisters, Dawn Wilcox, Katherine Gagnon and Mary Kelley and brother-in-law, Daniel Carmody.
Roger was a man of many talents, loved by his family and friends and will be missed by all who knew him. Roger had a great passion for being an entrepreneur, short story writer and loved his pontoon boat fishing. He held numerous jobs such as milkman (his first ever), retail at Sky City, working on an oil rig, an electrician by trade, and overseeing self-owned companies such as his most recent with GMR Facility Maintenance. Roger had many of his own great stories and was devoted to bringing his family together. He was associated with the Smithville Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Fayette Courtemanche of Smithville; daughter, Stephanie Courtemanche (Carla) of North Carolina; step-daughter, Tamara Paulsen of Smithville; 2 step-sons, Paul Fayette and Matthew Fayette both of Smithville; grandchildren, Autumn Courvis, Erica Courtemanche, Joel McCracken, Skyler Fayette, Zaxtin, Celebra and Lela Fayette, Tessa, Giana and Emerson Paulsen; brother, Eugene (Betty) Courtemanche of Cherryville, NC; 2 sisters, Ann Carmody of Tolland, CT and Terri Valente of Vernon, CT; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be at DeKalb Funeral Chapel, 863 S. Congress Blvd, Smithville, TN 37166 on Thursday 10:AM until the time of the service at 11. Services will be held 11:AM Thursday, May 26, 2022 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Eric Kuokarni officiating.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.