Marjorie Rogers

March 9, 1921 - February 12, 2002
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Marjorie I. Rogers, 80, of Country Club Retirement Center, Dover, and a long-time resident of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, in the center.Born Mar. 9, 1921, in Byesville, she was a daughter of the late John Chester Powell and the late Sophia Griffith Powell. Marjorie graduated from Byesville High Scho…

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Marjorie I. Rogers, 80, of Country Club Retirement Center, Dover, and a long-time resident of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2002, in the center.Born Mar. 9, 1921, in Byesville, she was a daughter of the late John Chester Powell and the late Sophia Griffith Powell. Marjorie graduated from Byesville High School. She married John D. Rogers on Nov. 12, 1939. John died in 1991. Marjorie retired from Union Country Club, Dover, following twenty years of service. She also owned and operated the former Rogers Restaurant, New Philadelphia. Marjorie was well known for her sweet rolls.She was a member of Broadway United Methodist Church, New Philadelphia, where she cooked for dinners and funeral meals, and was a member of the Mary Martha Circle. Marjorie dearly loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.Survivors include two daughters, Carole Patrick and Patricia (Leonard “Butch”) Pompey, both of New Philadelphia; two sons, John “Mike” (Judie) Rogers of Aptos, CA, and Tom (Bonnie) Rogers of New Philadelphia; grandchildren, Becky Harmon, Mike Rogers, Charles Pompey, Rae Lynn Poole, Tony Pompey, Michelle Emanuelson, Tom Keister, Margie Strauss, Tori and Tara Rogers; seventeen great-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.In addition to her parents, and her husband, John, she was preceded in death by four sisters, a brother, and a son-in-law, Gene Patrick.A funeral service will be held Friday, Feb. 15, 2002, at 1:30 p.m., in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home, New Philadelphia, with Revs. Warren F. Outhwaite and Jim Spencer officiating. Burial will be in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens, Dover. There will be a meal in Broadway United Methodist Church following the committal. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 14, 2002, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., in the funeral home.

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Born: March 9, 1921
Died: February 12, 2002

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Shawn Belknap posted on 2/13/02

Carole and Patty, I'm really sorry about your Mom. I will miss her very much. I have really enjoyed taking care of her. I will always remember her. Thank You for letting us take care of her. I will miss you both also. Shawn Belknap w

 

Beth Reynolds posted on 2/14/02

Patty, Carole, Tom, Mike and all of your families, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember how you all took such good care of Grandma Rogers. I'm sure all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren loved her as dearly as you. Love, Beth

 

angie kaser/cartwright ,beth,lyle,cory&torey posted on 2/14/02

i can remmber how much lyle would talk about marjorie and john and it was just like it was his real mom and dad he love them so much that he would have give his right arm for them and the frist time i want with him to there home it was like they know me all there live ,that is a place i well have in my heart forever .marjorie would give you anything even if she need it frist ,but you was frist not her ,her heart was open to all,she is a very loveing wife,mother,grandmother,and great grandmother .are hearts go out to all of you we are so sorry wish we could be there .they are all together againcooking in heaven love angie,beth,lyle,cory&torey

 

Michelle Emanuelson (Rogers) posted on 2/13/02

We are all so sorry for the loss of our grandma! We hope everyone is doing ok, and wish we could be there. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all at this time! Love, The Emanuelson's Phil, Michelle (Rogers) Tyler, & Brandan

 

Gary Fockler & Girls posted on 2/13/02

We are sorry about your loss.

 

Libby & Olivia posted on 2/14/02

So sorry to hear about Marge, believe it or not I used to work with her at Union Country Club years ago. I'm glad that Olivia had the chance to get to know her. Olivia cared about and loved her great grandma very much. My heart goes out to you all.

 

Mike Rogers posted on 2/13/02

We love you and will miss you Grandma. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the all of the Rogers family. God Bless you. Love, The Rogers Mike, Jina, Nicholas, and Alyssa

 

Renee Stephens posted on 2/14/02

Deepest sympathy to the entire family. Stephens and Robertson Families

 

MR. and Mrs. David Reese and Family posted on 2/14/02

Sorry to hear about Mrs. Rogers. We send our sympathy and condolences. She brought us many memories.

 

Dan and Sue DeVecka posted on 2/14/02

We are so sorry we could not make it to calling hours tonight. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We will always remember the great desserts she created at the restaurant and will never forget her friendly smile. Sincerely, Dan and Sue DeVecka

 

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