Robert Rogers
1936 - 2019
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The Reverend Robert "Jerry" G. Rogers, 83, died July 20, 2019. Born January 17, 1936 he was a native of Baton Rouge and resident of Thibodaux.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 24 from 9:30 a.m. until service time at St. John's Episcopal Church. The Funeral Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Joy LeBlanc Rogers; son John Henry Rogers and wife Crystal; daughter Wendy Breland and husband Michael; stepson Corey Duplechin and wife Donna; grandchildren J.R. Rogers and Jonah Breland; step-grandchildren Alden Duplechin and Kylie Frye; step-great-grandchildren Sebastian, Lucas and Ivy; sisters-in-law Retta Babin and husband Barry and Liz Dugas and husband Ronald; brothers-in-law Benny LeBlanc, John W. LeBlanc and wife Susan.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Clarence and Henrietta Guilbeau Rogers; brother Jack Rogers; father- and mother-in-law Stanley LeBlanc and Mae D. LeBlanc.

He started his religious vocations as a Catholic priest and continued his ministries as a monk at St. Joseph's Abbey. He was later ordained as an Episcopal priest and served the communities of Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes at St. Andrew's, St. Matthew's and St. John's Episcopal Churches.

In addition to his religious duties, Fr. Jerry was also a librarian for the Terrebonne Parish School Board.

He was a humble, kind and simple man.

For it is attested of him, "You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek."-Hebrews 7:17

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Catherine's Hospice, and his church family of St. John's Episcopal Church for their care.

Ordoyne Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Houma Today on Jul. 21, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Visitation
09:30 - 10:30 AM
St. John’s Episcopal Church
JUL
24
Service
10:30 AM
St. John’s Episcopal Church
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August 15, 2019
Deepest sympathy and many heartfelt prayers.
Day DeHart
July 24, 2019
Deepest sympathy from Myra Lirette
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July 24, 2019
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July 22, 2019
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Ethan Koobs
July 22, 2019
Our prayers, thoughts, strength, and love are with you John and your family. God Bless you and yours John, Ethan and Tasha.
Ethan Koobs
July 22, 2019
Joy, we are so sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort.

Betty and Rita
Rita Riviere
July 21, 2019
Joy, we are so sorry for your loss. our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Brunella Brunet
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July 21, 2019
So sorry for your loss! Praying for peace and comfort you all at this difficult time. Sending Love and hugs, Minette & Russell
Minette & Russell Feather
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July 21, 2019
Im so sorry for your loss. He was deeply loved and will be forever missed. Cherie and Wilber Dehart Jr.
Cherie Dehart
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July 20, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
FreddieBarbara Bergeron
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July 20, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Father Jerry was a kind, thoughtful man and will be missed. I especially enjoyed his participation in Bible Study. We will keep him, Joy and family in our prayers.
Lurilla & Cate Lee
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July 20, 2019
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Linda Austin
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July 20, 2019
A dear, gentle friend.

May his Soul Rest In Peace,
And May he Rise in Glory.

The Revd Travers Koerner
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