In Memory of Roger Owen Elmer

October 28, 2017

Resided in New Hartford, NY


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Roger Owen Elmer, of New Hartford, passed away Satrurday, October 28, 2017, at St Elizabeth Medical Center.

He was born in Ilion, NY the son of the late Charles and Anna Williams Elmer. He was a graduate of Ilion High School and Utica College of Syracuse University with a Bachelors Degree in History. He was a member of the Alphi Phi Omega service fraternity.

Roger married Lyndalou Brady at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford.

Roger taught Mathematics in Staley Junior High School, Rome and then at Westmoreland Junior High School, Westmoreland. He then embark on a career as a Pension Consultant with LA Stewart Associates.

He is survived by his wife Lyndalou, a son Gregory of New Hartford, a daughter Kristen and her husband Thomas Foley of New Hartford; a twin sister Elizabeth Hurteau, and a brother and sister-in-law Milton and Janice Elmer of Ilion; a brother-in-law Richard Brady of New Hartford; a sister-in-law Kathy Montesano and her husband Nicholas of New Hartford. He also leaves a sister-in-law Carol Elmer of Glens Falls, NY and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents he was pre-deceased by two brothers, Richard Elmer and Clayton Elmer and three sisters, Phyllis Marriott, Esther Hurteau and Gwendolyn Zumbrun.

The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 PM at St. John the Evangelist Church, New Hartford, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. Calling hours are on Thursday from 4-7 PM at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Serices, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Donation Processing, The Michael J. Fox Foundation,P.O. Box 5014,Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or online at