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Providencia Luz "Provi" Rodgers

1929 - 2015 Obituary Condolences

Providencia Luz Rodgers

AGE: 86 • Dewey Beach

Providencia "Provi" Luz Rodgers, age 86 of Dewey Beach, DE passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Puerto Rico on May 12, 1929. Provi was primarily a homemaker; however, she was very instrumental in the two family businesses which were, The Islander Restaurant in Rehoboth Beach and also the Dewey Beach Exxon.

Provi loved cooking, gardening and spending time with her family. She will be remembered for her strong faith, positive attitude and a woman who enjoyed feeding breakfast to anyone that crossed her path. She was always there with the 4:00 coffee and wise words like "look forward" and "love each other."

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Rodgers in 2002. She is survived by 4 children, Edward "Bink" Rodgers of Millsboro, DE, Evelyn Rodgers Abel and her husband Stephen of Manassas, VA, Shawn Rodgers and his wife Angela Rice of Millsboro, DE and Maria Townsend and her husband Bill of Frankford, DE. She is also survived by 3 sisters; a brother; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. where friends and family may call after 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the Long Neck Chapel of Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, DE 19966. Interment will follow at Epworth Cemetery in Rehoboth Beach, DE.

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Published in The News Journal on Oct. 9, 2015
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