Suddenly at his home on Thursday, December 27, 2012, Roger Verslype passed away unexpectedly at the age of 67.  Beloved husband and love of his life for 31 years of Audrey (Donkers) Herbstreit.  Loving father of Jim (Heather), Ken, Brett (Jennifer) and step-father of Jason Herbstreit (Cara) and Mike Herbstreit (Isabel).  Cherished grandfather of Tuesday, Cassie, Jake, Beth and Holly, Jack and Lilly, Skye Blue and James, Wyatt, Reena and Wade.  Dear brother of Jerry (Joyce) Verslype.  Always remembered by his cousin and email buddy Jim Bentein, his cousin Nancy and his cat and trusty companion Lucky.  Predeceased by his parents Marcilline and Jules and his brother Marcel.  Roger was an avid fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Tigers, volunteered for Cancer Research and enjoyed walks with Audrey, which usually included feeding the cats in Canatara Park.  Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia on Sunday, December 30, 2012 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. with a service to celebrate Roger’s life to follow at 3:00 p.m.  Cremation will follow.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to The Sarnia and District Humane Society or The Canadian Cancer Society (cheques only at the funeral home please) .

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