Roger N. Livingston, 76 of Worcester, died Thursday, July 18, 2019 at UMass University Medical Center from complications of a heart attack.
He is survived by his partner and best friend, Sally Mitchell; two sons, Thomas Livingston of Webster and his wife Kim; Mark Livingston of Coventry, CT and his wife Lisa; his sister-in-law, Carol Livingston of Florida; his nephews, Stephen Domingues, David Domingues and Danny Livingston; his nieces, Debbie Domingues, Kathi Vespi and Donna Sirimaco; two grandchildren, Nicholas Livingston and Brandy Robidoux.; Papa to Trey and Tate Holterhoff. He was predeceased by his brother, Arthur Livingston and his sister, Elsie (Livingston) Domingues.
Roger was born in Quincy, MA, the son of the late Ernest and Dorothy (Smith) Livingston. Roger proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1961-1966 on the USS Essex.
Roger’s greatest passion in life was being out on the water. As a child, he always found a way to be connected to the water; whether rebuilding an old boat or exploring the shores near his Quincy Home. He was a passionate sailor and an active member of the Webster Sailing Association for 40 years. He was also a member of the Holden Hills Tennis Club and the New England Ice Yacht Association. Roger enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was always active; playing tennis, iceboating, skiing or cruising in his Mazda Miata he affectionately called “Baby.”
The family would like to thank the staff at UMass University Medical Center for their kindness, compassion and exceptional care, especially Dr. Dennis A. Tighe and ICU Nurse Lisa.
Celebrating the life of Roger Livingston, August 9, 2019, 3 pm to 5:30 pm at The Manor, 42 West Boylston St. West Boylston, MA . Join us for Roger's favorite foods (Chocolate Chip Cookies, Brownies, Chocolate Cake) and to share stories and remember a life lived to the fullest Please bring pictures, stories and memories to share.
At 4pm there will be a ceremonial flag folding and presentation ceremony honoring Roger's military service. Followed by sharing stories and memories at mike.
Please omit flowers and kindly consider that donations may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice. MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester has been entrusted with his arrangements.