Roland "Rollie"'s Story
Methuen - Roland “Rollie” J. Page Jr., 81, of Methuen, passed away on June 11, 2018, at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill, surrounded by his devoted family. Born on October 4, 1936, to the late Roland J. and Bridget (Cronin) Page Sr., he was raised and educated in Lawrence, graduating from Central Catholic High School with the class of 1954. A proud U.S. Army veteran, Rollie worked for many years as a machinist, retiring at first from Lawrence Paper Board, and then retiring from Raytheon. He was a devoted family man who enjoyed the quiet things in life, he was well traveled, loved playing cards and loved wrestling. Rollie found love again later in life and married his sweetheart in a simple ceremony in 2007. He touched many lives in many different circles and will always be loved, cherished, and missed.
Rollie is survived by his beloved wife Judith (Trim) Page of Methuen. He was the proud father to Joy Petralia and her husband Michael of Atkinson, N.H., and Gregory Wesolowski of Brighton, Ma. Rollie was the cherished grandfather to Brett Lundy, Kyle Petralia and Lexus Petralia. He also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Rollie was preceded in death by his first wife, Claire (Belisle) Page, in 2000.
Visitation for Rollie will be on Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Friends and family are cordially invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, June 15, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Monica’s Church, 212 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, 110 N. Lowell Street, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution in Rollie’s memory to either the American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Road, Suite #200, Framingham, MA 01701, or to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.Pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is proud to serve the Page family.
Published on  June 13, 2018