71, of Bayonne, passed away on July 7, 2017. Born in Jersey City, Roger served his country proudly in the US Army during the Vietnam conflict where he received a Marksman Medal and Purple Heart among other accolades. He was the husband to the late Elsa (nee: del Pilar Gonzalez), the father to Gregory Melin and his wife Mary (nee: Campbell) and the grandfather to Connor Melin. Surviving Roger are his brother in-law Jaime Gonzalez and his wife Elizabeth and nephews Jaime Jr. and Luis Gonzalez as well as a host of other family members and friends. Funeral arrangements by MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.