ELLSWORTH – Roland H. Schoppe, 90, of Ellsworth, passed away Nov. 2, 2013, at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, Ellsworth. He was born Sept. 9, 1923, in Cherryfield, son of the late Hiram and Lillian (Hooper) Schoppe.
In 1989, he retired from the Maine State Highway Department after working there for 47 years, mostly in Washington County.
Roland is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joyce Fernald Schoppe; son, David and wife, Carole Schoppe, of Hancock; and grandchildren, Ryan and wife, Rachel Schoppe, of Ellsworth, and Alex Schoppe of San Diego. He was predeceased by his parents; and his sister, Barbara Dorr.
At his request there will be no services. Interment will be held at a later date. For those who wish, donations may be made to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital, 50 Union St., Ellsworth, ME 04605, in his memory. Arrangements are being handled by Acadia Burial and Cremation Direct, 248 State St., Ellsworth.