Daniel J. Rogers

Daniel Joseph Rogers, 61, of Rockland, died suddenly on June 10, 2013. He was born in Brookline son of Edward and Mary (Burns) Rogers. Daniel was born on November 25, 1951 in Brookline, Massachusetts; raised in Avon, Massachusetts, where he graduated from Avon High School in 1969. He served in Vietnam as a member of the United States Army from 1969 -1972. He worked as a letter carrier for many years at the Hingham Post Office. He loved his family, and was a passionate Red Sox fan. He is survived by his wife, Sara (Erwin) Rogers; two daughters, Keri Gardiner of Abington, Lauren Rogers of Rockland two sons, Joseph Rogers of Abington and Matthew Rogers of Rockland and one step-son, Steven Tomlinson of Florida. His father and mother-in-law, John and Marie Erwin, a sister-in-law Elisabeth Erwin all of Rockland, one granddaughter, Lydia; five grandsons, Timothy, Jackson, Jacob, Liam, and Noah; one sister, Janet Motyka of Marshfield and one brother, Edward Rogers of Scituate and his former wife; Beverly Martens of W. Bridgewater. He was also the brother of the late Mary Hoitt and Margaret Rogers. The family welcomed friends and loved ones to celebrate his life on Sunday, June 16, 2013 from 5 - 8 p.m. in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St., Rockland. A Funeral Mass was celebrated on Monday, June 17, 2013 at 9 a.m. in Holy Family Church. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Erwin Childrens Fund, c/o Rockland Trust Co., 288 Union St., Rockland, MA 02370. For directions or to share memories on Dans Tributes page visit, www.magounbiggins.com.

Funeral Home

Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home
135 Union Street Rockland, MA 02370
781-878-1775

Published in The Abington Mariner from June 14 to June 21, 2013