Roman M. Goergen

Roman M. Goergen

Birth
Adams, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 28 Jun 2016 (aged 97)
Burial Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 166254679 · View Source
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Roman M. Goergen, age 97, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016. Born in Adams, MN on May 23, 1919, he was the son of Peter J. and Anna (Smith) Goergen.

Roman graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Adams, MN and then served in the US Army 45th Infantry during WWII. He retired in 1979 as Supervisor of Erie and Union City Post Offices.

He enjoyed time spent with his family, including boating, fishing, camping and traveling. He was an active member of St. George Church throughout the years; a member of their choir for over 40 years, Eucharistic Minister, a member of The Legion of Mary. He frequently visited Nursing Homes, hospitals and home visits to shut-ins. He was also a member of the Moniuszko Singing Society.

In addition to his parents, Roman was preceded in death by his wife, Demaris Franz Shultz Goergen in 2012. He is survived by his children; Peter J. (Joann) Goergen of Richmond, VA; Ellen (Jim) Horton of Sommerville, OH; Mary Lou (Bob) Wright of Union City, PA; Mark (Cheryl) Goergen of Wake Forest, NC; and Sue (Joe) Vacanti of Erie, PA. Roman is further survived by his brother, Lawrence (Florence) Goergen of Osage, IA; and sixteen Grandchildren and 27 Great Grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home, 602 West 10th Street, on Friday from 5:00 pm till 8:00 pm and are invited to attend a service at St. George Church 5145 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509 Saturday at 9:30 am with Reverend Brandon M. Kleckner officiating.

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  • Created by: Tom Myers
  • Added: 30 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 166254679
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roman M. Goergen (23 May 1919–28 Jun 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 166254679, citing Trinity Cemetery, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tom Myers (contributor 47272121) .