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Darwin R. Rogers


Darwin R. Rogers Obituary
Bellows Falls, VT - Darwin R. Rogers, 84, died peacefully Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Maplewood Nursing Home after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. Darwin was born in Tunbridge, VT on March 4, 1932, the son of Philip and Rose (Colgrove) Rogers.

He was a graduate of South Royalton High School, served in the U.S. Army, worked for the Fire Marshall Service in Vermont and retired as a Vermont State Trooper. He served on various boards in the area including the Select Board and Zoning Board in Westminster, VT. He worked for the Windham Country Sheriff's Office and as a Side-Judge in Family Court in Windham County.

An avid outdoorsman and snowmobiler, Darwin was one of the founders of the Abenaqui Snowmobile Club and a member of the Roy-al Snowmobile Club. He served for many years as the Windham County Director and President of the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers. He loved hunting in the woods in Tunbridge with his son-in-law and he loved spending time with his grandchildren. Darwin also worked as a realtor in this area for many years.

Darwin is survived by his daughter Holly and son-in-law Scott Falzo of Bellows Falls; his sister Beverly McCullough of Chelsea, Vermont, five grandchildren whom he loved dearly, and many friends at Maplewood Nursing Home. He is predeceased by his parents, his wife Patricia Howe Rogers, and his daughter Patti Harty.

SERVICES: Calling hours will be 1:00-3:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13 with a service of remembrance at 3:00 p.m. at the Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls. Burial will be in the Tunbridge Village Cemetery in Tunbridge, VT at a later date.

Donations in Darwin's memory may be made to the Tunbridge Fair Association, 1 Fairgrounds Lane, Tunbridge, VT 05077 or to the activities program 3rd floor, Maplewood Nursing Home, 201 River Road, Westmoreland, NH 03467
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Nov. 8, 2016
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