Roger L. Tunks

February 21, 1920
- October 23, 2008

DOVER-FOXCROFT - Roger L. Tunks, 88, husband of the late Geraldine (Ryan) Tunks, died Oct. 23, 2008, at a local nursing home. He was born Feb. 21, 1920, in Maxfield, the son of Benjamin and Kate (Joudrey) Tunks. Roger attended Maxfield schools and had worked in area sawmills for many years. He was an avid horseshoe player, with many trophies to attest to his skill. He loved music and especially enjoyed playing the accordian, often at the nursing home where he lived. He is survived by three sons, Kenneth of Carmel, Timothy of Bangor and Brian of Milo; a sister, Ella Manzo and her husband, Albert, of South Portland; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in the family lot at Medford Center Cemetery with the Rev. Bruce Dunbar officiating. Arrangements are in the care of Lary Funeral Home, Milo.


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