Shirley A. Rogers
FUNERAL HOME
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Ave
Taunton, MA 02780
Shirley A. "Lee" Rogers, 80, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 after five weeks of serious health issues. Shirley was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to the late Reginald C. Lewis and Gwendolyn (Camp) Lewis. Shirley was a graduate of Middleboro High School and was the Office Manager for Dr. C. Nason Burden for 34 years. Dr. Burden was family. She then went on to work at Morton Hospital and Medical Center for 17 years where she built the Central Scheduling department from the ground up. Mrs. Rogers was also the former co-owner of Daves Lounge in Assonet, Cyrs Restaurant in Middleboro and Rose Tobacco in Taunton. Shirley loved Country Music and was a previous member of the Down East Country Dancers, she was also a member of the Morton Hospital Retirees group. Shirley planned an annual gathering of the group who worked at 68 Church Green in Taunton. She loved to get together with her friends. Shirley loved to visit Ogunquit, Maine and for many years she visited Nova Scotia regularly as this was where her Dad was from. Shirley was a former member of the Raynham Stone Church. Shirley was also a big Patriots and Tom Brady fan! Mrs. Rogers leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie and Michael Chaves of Leesburg, FL. She is also survived by her sisters Gwendolyn Jarvis (Donald) of Leesburg, FL and Gail Fuller (Robert) of Middleboro. She also leaves her daughter-in-law Vickie, grandchildren Jessica, Staci and Davy, great-grandchildren Jesse, Traci, Eli and Kaden and a great-great grandson Dominic all of North Carolina. Her great-great-granddaughter Leona was born on April 29th, 2021. She leaves many nieces and nephews and her god-daughter Amanda Estrella and her sweet little great-great nephew Andrew Estrella who was the light of her life. Shirley also leaves many close friends and neighbors who will miss her dearly. She was the former wife of David Rogers and was predeceased by son David. All services will be held privately per family request. Arrangements entrusted to Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Avenue, Taunton.
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Published by Taunton Gazette on May 2, 2021.
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Shirley was a beautiful lady and my dear friend. I will miss her every day. Her laughter was contagious and her kindness knew no bounds. God bless you my friend.
Patricia Pochon
Friend
May 14, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Shirley was a beautiful lady and my very dear friend and I will miss her everyday.
Patricia Pochon
Friend
May 14, 2021
I am one of Shirley's neighbors and will miss her. We talked often about our work at Morton Hospital. Shirley was one of the most up-beat persons I have known! Despite her health issues she kept that smile upon her face. RIP Miss Shirley.
Amelia (Amy) Cabral
Friend
May 7, 2021
My condolences go out to you. Hope all your memories will help you get through this sad time.
Patti Marshall
May 3, 2021
So sorry for your loss, your mom will be missed by so many, in some way she will always be with me.
Kathy Rose-Nixon
Friend
May 3, 2021
Shirley was such a joy at work. I always looked forward to seeing her and poking my head into the scheduling office just to say Hi. May she rest in peace.
JEANNE
Coworker
May 2, 2021
Shirley will be missed by all of us that called her "friend". Always a sweet and loving person. Stephanie, my sincere sympathy goes out to you and the entire family. You were truthfully blessed to have her in your life. Rest in peace Shirley.
Sandra Bertoldo
Friend
May 2, 2021