Roger S. Walen

Roger S. Walen, 91, of Marion died November 24, 2012 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

He was the husband of Constance M. (McDonald) Walen.

Born in Gloucester, MA, the son of the late Harry and Alice (Garland) Walen, he lived in Newton, MA and Lincoln, MA before moving to Marion in 1968.

Mr. Walen was a member of St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church in Marion where he sang in the choir and volunteered at Damien’s Food Pantry in Wareham.

He was formerly employed as an electrical engineer with Lincoln Labs, Mitre Corp., Woods Hole Oceanographic, PAVE PAWS and Thompson Engineering.

Mr. Walen enjoyed, gardening, boating and spending time in his house in New Hampshire. He played the trumpet in the New Bedford Symphony during the 1970’s.

Mr. Walen served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Survivors include his wife; 3 daughters, Kate E. Lunt of Marion, Sarah K. Walen of Silver Plume, CO and Nellie B. Filip and her husband Leon of North Conway, NH; 2 grandchildren, Andrew R. Lunt of Wareham and Sophie M. Lunt of Marion.

Arrangements are incomplete.

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