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Roy E. Rogers

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BENNINGTON -- Mr. Roy Edward Rogers, 61, a resident of Benmont Avenue, died on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2004, while riding his ATV on Beartown Mountain in Manchester.

He was born in Bennington on Oct. 23, 1943 and was the son of Ralph and Florence (Clark) Rogers Sr. He received his education in Bennington schools and is a graduate of Bennington High School.

For over 30 years, Mr. Rogers was employed at Bijur Lubricating Company in Bennington as a tool and die maker until the plant closed down. More recently, he has worked at other local businesses.

He married the former Dorothy Marie Eggsware on July 17, 1965 in Bennington. Mrs. Rogers survives.

Mr. Rogers was a communicant of Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church in Bennington. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in Bennington and a former member of the Eagle Hose Company. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf, four-wheeling and spending time with his family.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery and Christine Rogers of Bennington, Matthew and Amy Rogers of Shaftsbury and Todd and Robin Rogers of Hoosick Falls, N.Y.; and his daughter, Shelley Rogers of Bennington.

He has 10 grandchildren, Ashley, Steven, Tyler, Savannah, Jeremy, Brook, Alisha, Kelsey, Todd II and Jigger.

Mr. Rogers has several brothers and sisters, Patricia Ogilvie of Bennington, William Rogers of Bennington, Robert Rogers of Troy, N.Y., Ralph Rogers Jr. of Bennington, Joan Morse of Bennington, Danielle Cornell of Shaftsbury, Donald Rogers of Bennington and Susan Bushway of Hoosick Falls, N.Y.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He is predeceased by one sister, Jeanette Damon, and five brothers, James, George, Francis, Thomas and Theodore Rogers.

Graveside funeral services will be held on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. at the Park Lawn Cemetery in Bennington, with the Rev. Vincent Coppolla officiating There are no calling hours scheduled.

Memorials in his honor may be made to the Vermont chapter of the American Heart Association, the Vermont Diabetes Association or the charity of one’s choice, through the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 8, 2004
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