Ethel Schreck Rogers

Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, so loved, so missed, so very dear…

Ethel Schreck Rogers, 86, of Litchfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Bradford County Manor. Ethel was born on Oct. 10, 1926, in South Waverly, Pa., a daughter of the late William and Minnie Megaffee Schreck. She was a graduate of Sayre High School class of 1944. On April 2, 1949, she married Donald H. Rogers and together they celebrated 62 years of marriage until his passing on April 9, 2011. Ethel was an employee of Sayre Lingerie and assisted in the cafeteria at the Litchfield Elementary School. She was a devoted member of the Litchfield United Methodist Church where she served as Financial Secretary. Many will remember Ethel for her love of baking and cooking. She enjoyed sewing, refinishing furniture, bowling, singing and playing the piano.

Ethel is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law Scott and Pat Rogers of Troy, Pa., Brett and Alice Rogers of Sayre, Pa.; Seth and Bonnie Rogers of Wellsboro, Pa.; daughter Sandra Kay Call of Sayre, Pa.; grandchildren Gretchen (Matthew) Geer, Zachary Rogers, Peggy Settel (Missy Simpson) Barbara Settel, Monica (Ben) Swoyer, Jessica (Tom) Doyle, Nathan (Bre) Call, Raquel Rogers, Renee Rogers, Regan Rogers, Raina Rogers, Raisa Rogers; great-grandchildren Elizabeth Geer, Evan Geer, Juan Barbosa and Jadon Swoyer; a sister Beatrice Lawler of Waverly; sisters-in-law Doris Dolinich and Martha Schreck. Several nieces, nephews, cousins also survive. Ethel was predeceased by her parents, her husband Donald; brothers William, Charles, Harry and Paul "Skip" and sisters Sr. Alphonse Marie, Ruth and Teresa.

Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1 at the Sutfin Funeral Chapel, 273 S. Main St., Nichols. Funeral services and a celebration of her life will follow at 3 p.m. with Pastor Jon Austin, officiating. Interment and prayers of committal will follow in the Nichols Cemetery. Memories and condolences for Ethel's family may be shared by visiting our website at Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the Litchfield United Methodist Church, 2759 Litchfield Rd., Sayre, PA 18840 in loving memory of Ethel Schreck Rogers.

"Praise God, from whom all blessings flow, Praise Him, all creatures here below; Praise him above, ye heav'nly host; Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost."

Published in Daily Review on Feb. 26, 2013