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Marilyn E. Rogers

1928 - 2016 Marilyn E. (French) Rogers, 87, a long time resident of Hinsdale and formerly of Brattleboro, VT. died on Monday, June 6, 2016 in the comfort of her home. She passed peacefully after a period of declining health. Marilyn was born the daughter of the late Hazle (Allen) and Lee French on July 16, 1928 in Warren, VT. She was educated in Randolph and Northfield, VT and graduated from Northfield High School class of 1947. On September 21, 1951 she exchanged vows with Harold E. Rogers Jr. They were married in a simple service in Berlin, VT. Sadly he passed on June 21, 2002 after fifty years of marriage. Marilyn worked at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital as a switchboard operator for six years. Prior, she had worked at A&P Grocery Stores in Brattleboro as the Produce Manager. She was also a switchboard operator for AT and T for many years. She was a former member of the Congregational Church in Brattleboro. Time was spent reading, knitting, doing puzzles and word searches. Friday night was "Mom Night". Children and grandchildren were welcome for dinner and games. She had many board and card games on hand and, with a great amount of humor, she was a fierce competitor. In her younger years she enjoyed fishing and hunting. She was also community oriented. Time was spent at the hospital as a volunteer in the business office. Mrs. Rogers is survived by her children; Cherylee Monmaney and her husband Bill of Hinsdale, Jonni Aguirre and her husband Javier of Yorktown, VA. Robin Heald and her husband Randy of Hinsdale, Scott Rogers and his wife Reenie of Keene and Gary Rogers and his wife Kathy of Brattleboro, VT, her sister, Beverly Benoir of Putnam, CT. In addition she leaves eleven grandchildren, ten great grandchildren, cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Marilyn is predeceased by her siblings Meriden, Ralph and Clifton French who passed earlier. In keeping with Marilyn's wishes all services will be private. Burial will take place in the family lot at Pleasant View Cemetery in Randolph, VT. Donations can be sent to your local hospice provider. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on June 16, 2016
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