Thomas Rogers

Obituary of Thomas Rogers

Thomas A. Rogers, age 82 of Loyalville, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 24, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Rogers was born January 9, 1935 in Kingston, and was the son of the late Eldon and Louva Jones Rogers.

He graduated from Dallas Township High School in 1953 and served in the U.S. Navy and also in the Merchant Marines.

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After Tom retired from traveling the world as a service engineer for General Electric, he started Rural Septic, a local service company.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He enjoyed farming in Loyalville and fishing on the river.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by twin brothers: Robert and Richard Rogers and sisters: Marilyn Trimble and Dianne Brennan.

Surviving are his wife of 45 years, Barbara; Son: Steven Rogers of Shavertown; daughters: Gayle Willett and her husband Brian of Boston, MA and Lesley Rogers-Tereska and her husband, Mike of Harveys Lake; Brother: James Rogers of Mehoopany; sisters: Janet Sorber of Winterville, NC and Donna Kertz of Beaufort, SC.; 5 grandchildren.

According to Mr. Rogers' wishes, his funeral service will be private with pastor Timothy V. Cappucci of the Community Bible Church of Sweet Valley officiating, followed by a private interment at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Loyalville.

Arrangements are by the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Inc., Pikes Creek.