Rodney L. Page 71, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday Nov. 15, 2016 at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.
He was born Nov. 8, 1945 in Springfield, the son of Walden F. and Louise M. (Grover) Page. He attended Springfield Schools, graduating from Springfield High School in 1963. He later graduated from Nathaniel Hawthorne College with a degree in Business.
During the Vietnam War, Mr. Page served in the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Page was employed with General Electric in Philadelphia, Penn., monitoring satellite systems as well a sales representative with Jones & Lamson Machine Tool Co., Bryant Grinder Co. and Toyoda Co.
Mr. Page loved classic cars and motor sports, working on and restoring several classic cars. He enjoyed and was very talented at furniture refinishing. He loved his family and spending time with family and friends reminiscing and telling stories. And the remained close with his high school classmates.
For many years, he was a leader of the Springfield Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts, and was also a foster parent.
He is survived by his wife Amanda of Springfield; son Sean and his wife Alice and their son Ashton of Baltimore, Vt.; his brother David Page of Baltimore, Md.; and his sister Candice Cook and her husband Dan of Chester. He is also survived by his mother-in-law Priscilla Batchelder of Springfield; his brother-in-law Donn Batchelder and his wife Paula of Minneapolis; his sister-in-law Robin Nunes and her husband Stanley of Springfield, and his sister-in-law Beth Batchelder also of Springfield, Vt. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 and the location and time will be announced closer to that date.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Springfield Humane Society 401 Skitchewaug Trail Springfield, Vt. 05156.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel of Springfield.
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