Roger L. Tracey 1944-2013

NEWTON FALLS – Roger L. Tracey, 68, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013.

Roger was born Aug. 3, 1944, in Owings Mills, Md., the son of Melvin and Anna Smoot Tracey.

Roger served his country with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

His wife, the former Patricia Matherly, whom he married May 13, 1994, passed away Nov. 22, 2011.

Roger will always be remembered by his four children, Lee Ann Tracey, Melissa (Mark) Irons, Bethany (Steve) Witherow and Michael (Jackie) Pearce; three sisters, Helen Zumbrun, Nancy Greenwalt and Sharon Quinto; three brothers, James Tracey Jr., Eugene Tracey and Troy Tracey; and grandchildren, Rachael, Emily, Steven, Christopher, Stephen, Sarah and Challen.

Besides his parents and wife, Roger was preceded in death by his sister, Joyce.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Rossi Brothers & Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave., Boardman.

Family and friends may visit the Book of Memories at to view this tribute and send condolences to Roger’s family.

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