Donald “Don” Roux

December 5, 1953 - September 9, 2022
Donald “Don” Roux

Donald “Don” Lawrence Roux, 68, passed away peacefully after a brief illness surrounded by family on Friday, September 9, 2022 in Fletcher, North Carolina.  Don was born in Schenectady, New York and is predeceased by his parents Raymond and Jeannette Roux and his older brother Richard (Rick) Roux. Don is survived by the love of his life and wife of 47 years, Susan “Sue” (Sheely) Roux, his sons Dan (Mary) Roux of Atlanta, Georgia and Adam Roux (Rachel) of East Syracuse, New York; six grandchildren Brianna, Elliot, Audrey, Ryann, Joseph, and Vivian; siblings, Elaine Horton, Raymond (Traci) Roux, Tom (Sheila) Roux, Larry Roux (Allison), Michele (Greg) Morgan, and many nieces and nephews. He grew up in North Syracuse, NY; attended Bishop Grimes High School and graduated in 1971.  Don and Sue married in 1975  living first in Rochester, NY before moving and settling in Baldwinsville, NY.  Don worked many years as a photographic film technician for professional photographers.  After moving to NC in 2004, he worked as a machine technician for Celgard LLC. Don was a kind and gentle soul, always willing to help others. He adored his family, enjoyed bowling, fishing, and exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains with his wife.  His caring heart loved many animals throughout his life; the most recent was his rescue dog Otis.

Calling hours will be held at Maurer Funeral Home from 4-6pm on Friday October 21, 2022.  Address: Moyers Corner, 3451 State Route 31, Baldwinsville, NY

Mass will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 10am at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Address: 3494 State Route 31, Baldwinsville, NY. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery. Address: 8668 County Route 57, Baldwinsville, NY

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you send donations in Don’s honor to Charlie’s Angels Animal Rescue where he volunteered his time; walking the dogs and taking them to events to help find potential forever homes.

Charlie’s Angels: https://www.charliesangelsanimalrescue.com/donate/

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  • September 18, 2022
    Deborah Blackwell says:
    I am so sorry for your loss, Sue. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • September 18, 2022
    Deborah Blackwell says:
    I am so sorry for your loss, Sue. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • September 17, 2022
    Christy Dull says:
    Sue, my heart breaks for you and your family. I am so sorry. I'm thinking about you and praying for everyone.please let me know if there is anything that you need.

  • September 17, 2022
    Debi Wheeler says:
    Sue, so very sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you.

  • September 17, 2022
    Ellen Sheppard says:
    Dearest Sue, I'm so very saorry. I know your heart is broken and I know your family - and the world - have lost a good man, a kind soul. Please know you are in the hearts of many.