Roger W. Favaro
Roger W. Favaro, 87, of Dannemora, N.Y., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at his home. He was born in Saranac on March 6, 1931, the son of Charles and Mary (Ducatte) Favaro.
Roger served his country in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he married Marlene Dame at St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora on May 21, 1952. He retired from Clinton Correctional Facility after 35 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church. Roger was an avid baseball fan, playing both baseball, softball and cheering on his Boston Red Sox. In his free time he often enjoyed being with friends and his wife playing cards, horseshoes, fishing, hunting or snow-mobiling. He loved to camp with his family or take them to Fenway. He was always his children and grandchildren's greatest fan, attending all of their sporting events.
He was predeceased by his parents, and his wife Marlene.
He is survived by four children and their spouses: Bruce Favaro and his wife Dawn (Frenyea) of Saranac, Gayle Porcelli and her husband Joseph of Plattsburgh, Karen Favaro of Dannemora and Susie Ryan and her husband Jim of Dannemora; seven grandchildren, Ryan Favaro, Erica Lindsay, Heather Stone, Anthony Porcelli, Kailee Favaro, Jason Favaro and Carson Ryan; five great-grandchildren: Madeline, Brady, Barrett, Noah and Micah; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Paul and Joan Corbin, his nieces: Chantal Corbin and Danielle Kabinoff and his Shih-Tzu Molly.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the St. Joseph's Church in Dannemora. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery at a later date.
The family would like to thank Faye and Gloria for the excellent care Roger received.
Arrangements were entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY 12901. (518)561-3980. Online condolences may be offered at
Published on February 8, 2019


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