Roger Ulric Guertin

November 8, 1938 - July 24, 2014
Roger Ulric Guertin

Roger Ulric Guertin, age 75, of Burgaw, North Carolina passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Roger was born November 8, 1938 in St. Albans, Vermont to the late Leo and Eugenie Guertin. He was preceded in death by his brothers Lee Guertin and Arthur Guertin.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Martha Guertin. He is also survived by his brother and spouse Paul and Norma Guertin, and his sisters Yvonne Hanson and Giselle Nelson.

He is also survived by his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Roger was a loving father to his four children: Tammy & Curt Roach, Steve & Lisa Guertin, Christopher & Debra Guertin, and Amy & Michael Milling.

He was a proud grandfather to his 15 grandchildren: Jessica Roach & Eric Wells, Allyson & Calin Andrews, Courtney & Nick Bruce, Michael (Mikey) Guertin, Cody Roach, Cameron Guertin, Kayson Guertin, Bryce Guertin, Austin Brown, Hunter Guertin, Bradley Brown, Brannon Guertin, Krista Milling, Joel Guertin, and Christopher Milling.

Roger was also a proud great-grandfather of three: Berkleigh Andrews, Liam Wells, and Addison Andrews.

Roger retired from Praxair after driving trucks for 23 years. After retirement, he enjoyed wood-working in his backyard shop.

The family will receive friends at a visitation on Sunday from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.

A service to celebrate Rogers life will follow at 4:00PM, with Rev. Mickey Easterling officiating.

Please share memories and condolences with the family by clicking the “Sign Guest Book” tab above.

Arrangements are in the care of Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • August 03, 2014
    Julie Ashline and Eric Erickson says:
    With Our Most Deepest Sympathy. Uncle Roger Will Be Missed. Aunt Martha You and All Your Family Will Be In Our Thoughts And Prayers. God Bless All Of You. ,,we very sorry we couldn't be their ,he will be missed

  • July 29, 2014
    Kim Manley says:
    Steve and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • July 26, 2014
    Andrea Milman says:
    I am so sorry for your loss Amy. Prayers to your family in your time of grief.

  • July 26, 2014
    Kevin Ashline says:
    Rest in peace. I will miss you dearly. I love you!

  • July 26, 2014
    Diane & Kevin Ashline says:
    With Our Most Deepest Sympathy. Uncle Roger Will Be Missed. Aunt Martha You and All Your Family Will Be In Our Thoughts And Prayers. God Bless All Of You.