Roger Lee Whitford

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Roger Lee Whitford (Pequot Elder) entered the Spirit world on November 16th, 2017 at 6:40 P.M. The last months of Roger’s life were spent in Cherryfield, Maine where he was cared for by his ex-wife Romona Butler and son Roger Whitford III.


Roger was born on May 16th, 1949 to Florence Lucille Roderick (d.) and Lawrence Eugene Whitford (Pequot).


Roger leaves behind four children, Roger Whitford Jr., Candyce Testa, Roger Whitford III, and Brandye Brooks.  He was blessed with three grandchildren, Zachary A. King, Sierra M. King, and Christopher Brooks. He is survived by his two ex-wives, Romona Butler and Cheryl Whitford; Father Lawrence Eugene Whitford, Brothers Lawrence E. Whitford Jr., and Lawrence Hazard, and by his sisters, Angelina Roderick Beiker, Alice Whitford Munyan, Evelyn Hazard Burke, Ida Roundsville, and Cherie Gerard.  He is predeceased by his mother, Florence Lucille Roderick, sisters Bevery A. Whitford, Sandra E. Coleman, and brother Larry Alexander.


He was a writer and had been writing his life story.  In order for us to complete his project, and help Roger Whitford on his journey, please send a memory of Roger Whitford (before December 10th) to or call 801-501-7375 to have your memory included in his story.


His “Celebration of Life” will occur on December 17th @ noon at the Grange in Columbia Falls, Maine.  The burial will take place on December 19th, 2017 at 11am at the Mashantucket Pequot Spiritual Center, 938 Shewville Road, Mashantucket, CT, 06338.

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