Rogelio (Roger) Correa
Born Aug 12, 1949-Died May 25, 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rogelio (Roger) Correa, on May 25, 2023, in his home in Orlando, FL. He was a beloved husband, grandfather, and great grandfather who filled void in all of our lives in a time when it was needed most.
Roger was born on August 12, 1949, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He grew up with his siblings and attended university at Colegio Technologico de la Comunidad del Municipio de San Juan Colegio in Puerto Rico where he obtained a degree in Electronics in Technology. He went on to work for Xerox where he made lifelong friends. Roger worked for Xerox for 45 years where he retired from in 2014.
Roger was a devoted husband to his wife, Miriam, for 29 years. From the day they met they were inseparable. They had four children, 13 grandchildren, and four great grandchildren, whom he adored. Roger was a kind and generous person. He’s love was unmeasurable and infectious. Through his life we learned how to love and overcome life’s challenges.
Roger was an avid camper and enjoyed spending time outdoors
with his wife and friends.
He loved to travel and explore new places with his wife. Roger had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh. He always helped with fixing his family’s electronic devices and cars. He spent many days teaching his kids how to drive and fix our cars. He said he was not a mechanic, but the car made him act like one. He will be remembered for his infectious smile and kind heart. He lit up every room he walked into.
He is proceeded by his Parents, sister Rose, grandson Elijah Correa and grandson Josiah Correa.
He is survived by children Rachel Rivera, Alberic Correa, Peter (Chris) Fontanez, three children-in-laws David Rivera, Anita Correa, Pamela Fontanez, grand children Yosmanni (Anthony) Reeves, Samantha Diaz & Daniel, Destiny Diaz & Eric, Jasmine Rivera, Anaiza Correa & Joseph, Sarai Correa, Israel Fontanez, Isabel Fontanez, Deante Lindo, Yazirah Jones, Xavier Jones, and great grandchildren Sofia Ramirez, Mateo Ramirez, Valentina Ramirez, Mia Melendez.