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February 18, 2019 - 1:05pm

ROGER A. MUEHLIG

posted by Michael Tomaszewski.

roger_muehlig.jpgROGER A. MUEHLIG ~ of Batavia, age 73. Roger died peacefully Friday afternoon February 15, 2019 at Rochester General Hospital. Born in Buffalo, NY on October 1, 1945, a son of the late Louis and Mabel (Barker) Muehlig.

Mr. Muehlig served honorably with the US Coast Guard during the Vietnam War. Roger may be most remembered locally as a journalist for 42 years with the Batavia Daily News where he was well respected by his peers. A genuine, fair man who was very proud of being left-handed, was a life-long Chicago Cubs fan who finally saw them win the 2016 World Series for the first time. To his family he was a loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, caring son, brother and devoted friend to all who knew him.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Donna (Scheuing) Muehlig of Batavia; children, Mitchell (Vanessa) Muehlig of Batavia, Brittany Walker of Webster, Drew (Erika) Muehlig of Elba; his grandchildren, Madison, Aiden, Caden, Kalen, Lily, Liam; brothers, Gary (Carol) Muehlig of Pavilion, Jack Muehlig of SC; sister-in-law, Sharon Cone of Wyoming along with several nieces and nephews.

The Muehlig family will be present from 4-7pm on Thursday February 21, 2019 at the MICHAEL S. TOMASZESKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 West Main Street Road Batavia, New York 14020, where prayers will be recited 10:45am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial 11:30am Friday February 22 at Resurrection Parish (St. Joseph’s Site) along with Military Honors, he will be laid to rest in St. Francis Cemetery, LeRoy, NY. Memorials in Roger's memory can be made to the Lipson Cancer Center via Rochester Regional Health Foundation 100 Kings Highway South Suite 2300 Rochester, NY 14617 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Please share your words of comfort with Roger’s family at www.tomaszewskifh.com or for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.

THE FAMILY OF ROGER A. MUEHLIG IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.          
 

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