It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Roger Fredrick Grover, 65 of Frankville Antigonish County on Friday March 1, 2019 at St. Martha's Regional Hospital. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia Roger later returned to his parent's home town of Canso, Nova Scotia upon their retirement. Roger was the fourth son of the late Howard and Amy (Armsworthy) Grover.
Roger was an electrician by trade and a strong union brother. He was a member of the IBEW for 46 year and spent 30 years with the Communication Energy and Paper Workers Union while working in the pulp and paper industry in Point Tupper, Nova Scotia.
He had a passion for the outdoors including hunting, fishing, beachcombing and gardening. He also enjoyed playing various sports and took time to coach many youth who went on to win provincial titles which he was very proud of. From the age of thirteen he also loved to play music. He claimed never be a great player but enjoyed entertaining groups of people, small or large.
Roger and family were / are extremely grateful for those who influenced his life so positively over the past seven years of his life. Roger will be sadly missed by all who knew him.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by half-sister Marie Jackson, Canso; half-brother Alison, Dorchester, New Brunswick; brother Eric, Moncton, New Brunswick. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Carolyn (Jamieson) Grover, Frankville; son Christopher Grover (Jennifer MacDonald), Frankville and brother David (Gail) Grover, South Hampton, Nova Scotia and many nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will take place at the Havre Boucher Community Centre Saturday March 9, 2019 from 1:00 to 3:00pm. Family flowers only. Memorial donations can be made to the Havre Boucher and District (No 9) Volunteer Fire Department. www.MacIsaacs.ca