LANGHORNE, Pa. - Charles A. "Chick" Rogers passed away at home on December 7, 2012, after a courageous battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He was 73 years old.
A native Trentonian, Mr. Rogers had resided in Levittown, Pa. for 45 years before moving to Langhorne, Pa. in 2007. He was a graduate of Trenton Central High School, class of 1957, Trenton State College and received his master's degree from Indiana University
. He was formerly administrator of the Levittown Public Recreation Association for 40 years, a coach and member of the board of the Middletown Athletic Association, a member of the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rotary Club
and the Levittown Kiwanis.
He was predeceased by his parents, Dorothy (Neuls) and James A. Rogers, and his brother, James J. Rogers. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia (Blank) Rogers, his children, Susan Rogers and her husband Robert Knox, James B. Rogers and John M. Rogers and his wife Lori. He was the proud grandfather of Grace and Charles Rogers, Jodie Knox and her husband Tim Sommella, Andrew and Alexis Knox; and brother-in-law of Frank M. Blank and Joan M. Prunetti.
Family and friends are invited to call at James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown, Pa., on Thursday, December 13, 2012, from 6 until 9 p.m. and on Friday, December 14, 2012, from 9:30 until 11 a.m. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to ALS Therapy Development Institute, 300 Technology Square, Suite 400, Cambridge, MA 02139. www.als.net.
Condolences may be posted at www.doughertyfuneralhome.com.