James B. Roberge, also known as Jim and Jimmy, was born in Lowell, MA. He was raised in Scarborough and attended Cheverus High School. After high school he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served seven years in the Army and Reserves.
Jim received his undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a Master of Science degree from the University of New England’s Physician Assistant Program. He practiced as a physician assistant in Phoenix and Tucson, AZ.
Jim battled with illnesses for many years but was always a loving man and father with a big heart. He loved to laugh and had a playful spirit.
He is predeceased by his younger brother, Jason R. Roberge (2013).
He leaves behind his son, Mario Roberge-Reyes (Portland); mother, Nancy M. Drisko (Saco); father, Richard V. Roberge (Saco); and brother, Julius J. Roberge (New York City).
Visiting Hours will 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. In lieu of flowers, Jim would have wanted donations made to the charity of one’s choice. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
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