Roger E. Dann
HALIFAX- Roger E. Dann, 86, died on Tuesday, February 23, after a brief illness. He was born on March 21, 1934, and raised in Manhasset, Long Island, NY. After graduating from Manhasset High School in 1952 he joined the US Navy, serving in radio communications during the Korean War. He was a 1961 graduate of CW Post and majored in business.
Mr. Dann was an avid athlete in his youth and loved all sports and anything to do with the outdoors. He was a longtime summer resident of Lake Raponda and loved his nightly slow boat rides around the lake listening to his music. He also was a staple at the Wilmington Antique and Flea Market, directing traffic for his good friends Peter and Sally Gore. After moving to Halifax, he became an active member of the Halifax Bible Church.
He is survived by his wife Betty (Brown, Pike) Dann, whom he married in 1999; a brother, Tyler Dann, of Annapolis, MD; daughters Brenda Cozza, of Palmetto, FL, and Karen Boisvert, of Readsboro; stepsons Fred Pike Jr., of Brattleboro, Dennis Pike, of Jacksonville, and Mitchell Pike, of Bellows Falls; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a niece, and two nephews. A memorial service will be held later in the spring at the Halifax Bible Church with a Christian burial following. If friends desire gifts in his memory may be made to the Halifax Bible Church, c/o Covey Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal condolences visit www.sheafuneralhomes.com.