March 7, 1960 - June 13, 2021

Purrington, Roger of Gloucester, VA formerly of Wayland, Ma passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on June 13, 2021 at the age of 61. Born in Wayland on March 7, 1960 to the late Fredrick and Mary (Haley) and is survived by his loving mother Dorothy Sulik and her husband Jack of Stoneham. Dear son in law of Paul and Mary Buonfiglio of Revere. Beloved husband Jennifer (Buonfiglio) Purrington. Loving father of Ryan and Jay Purrington of Va, and Ashley Grace of SC. Adored grandfather of Charles, Warren, and Korra. Caring brother of Martha Langan and her husband Paul of SC, Christopher Purrington of CO, and the late Jay and Sarah Purrington. He also leaves behind his dearest friends Stacey Foley and Jana Hagood. Loving nephew of the late Eleanor “Ellie” Adgate. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Roger proudly served his country in the United States Army and retired after 20 years as a Chief Warrant Officer 3. He enjoyed projects around the house and gardening. Roger was a big football fan and his favorite team was the Denver Broncos. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Funeral from the Paul Buonfiglio & Sons-Bruno Funeral Home 128 Revere St, Revere on Friday June 18, 2021 at 10:00am. Funeral Mass at St. Anthony’s Church at 11:00am. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the funeral home. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Roger’s name to Gloucester,VA Fire Department, P.O. Box 1417, Gloucester, VA 23061 or at For guest book please visit

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