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Doris E. Rogers

AGE: 86 • GEORGETOWN

Doris E. Rogers, 86, lifelong resident of Georgetown, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

Doris was born in Georgetown, daughter of the late Gardner and Hulda (Adams) Elliott.

She worked most of her career for Sussex County in various departments. Most recently she worked for the County Extension Service, 4-H, University of Delaware Substation and later retired as secretary for Sussex County Council.

She was a member for many years of Grace U.M. Church in Georgetown and had served as Sunday school teacher, on various committees and sang in the choir.

Doris enjoyed keeping busy, especially supporting her grandchildren. Her family described her as being a great listener, and encourager. They remembered her fondly for her support and encouragement in pursuing your dreams, no matter what they were.

In addition to her parents, Doris is preceded in death by two husbands: Edwin Joseph Clendaniel and Alton Rogers; and sisters: Thelma, Edith, Iva and Betty.

She is survived by two children, Lawrence Clendaniel and wife Denise, of Milford, and Mary Carey and husband Donald, of Milton; five grandchildren, Brian Carey and wife Kathryn, Kevin Carey and wife Kassi, Meghan Kemp and husband John, Allison Clendaniel, and Andrea Clendaniel; four great grandchildren, Anna, Owen, Madison and Logan Carey; and a host of extended family.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 11:00am at Grace U.M. Church, 7 S. King Street, Georgetown, Del 19947. A visitation will be held Friday, September 25, 2015 from 6-8pm in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 609 E. Market Street, Georgetown, Del 19947. Burial will be in Union Cemetery.

Flowers are accepted or contributions can be made to the Grace U.M. Church at the above address or Tunnell Cancer Center, 18947 John J. Williams Highway, Suite 101, Rehoboth Beach, Del 19971.



Published in The News Journal on Sept. 23, 2015
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