J. Roger Hebert, 77, of Wilmington passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2007.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years Louise Hebert, of the home, children Greg Hebert and wife Tonya, of Nashville, TN, Lynn Hebert-Smith, of Wilmington, Susan Magee and husband Peter, of Milford NH and John R. Hebert, Jr, of Rye Beach, NH, grandchildren Travis, Ashley, Allyson, Brooke and Taylor, great granddaughter Sydnee, sister Alfreda Hebert. He was preceded in death by his sister Florette Lawson.
Roger was born June 24, 1930 in Van Buren, Maine and retired from GE after 35 years of service. He served in the US Army. Roger was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. He traveled the world for business and pleasure, was an Antique Car enthusiast and avid listener and collector of all types of music.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 31, 2007 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church by The Very Reverend Robert J. Kus. The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:30 PM, this evening at Wilmington Burial and Cremation, 1535 S 41st Street, where a Prayer Service will be held at 8:00 PM. Roger’s remains will be laid to rest in North Conway, NH.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401 or Elderhaus.
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099