age 66, Loving husband of Noreen (nee Cooney). Proud father of Fred Rodgers Jr. (Jillian), Maggie Perry (David), Marty Rodgers (Kim) and Emily Simmerly (Bryan). Adoring Papa of Olivia and Emma Perry, Nora and Mae Simmerly, Grace and Libby Rodgers and Genevieve Rodgers. Son of the late Jim and Mary Jane Rodgers. Brother to Cheryl Muckleroy, Jim Rodgers, Mary Jane King, Nancy Tomek, Colleen Willis and Maureen Hundt. Uncle, dear friend and Life of the party to many. Fred was a graduate of the University of Notre Dame in 1976, went on to have a successful career in sales and publishing. Fred was a world traveler, master tailgater and king of the slopes. Fred passed away peacefully on February 21, 2021 surrounded by his loving family (just in time for Happy Hour). Funeral Mass, St. Raphael Church (525 Dover Center Rd., Bay Village) THURSDAY, February 25th at 11:00 am. (Face masks and social distancing required). Mass will be livestreamed at https://boxcast.tv/view/fred-rodgers-funeral-103084
. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Rock It Out, Inc., 18626 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, OH 44107 or The Poor Clares Monastery, 3501 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland, OH 44111.