Betty E. Rogers

December 11, 1917March 13, 2018

Betty E. Rogers, 100, of Fairhaven, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Edwin L. Rogers, Jr. with whom she shared 70 years of marriage.

Born in Shamokin, PA, a daughter of the late Freeman C. and Florence (Shinski) Mowery, she had resided in Fairhaven for the past 70 years. Betty graduated from Coal Township High School and later graduated from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia.

She was a World War II Veteran, having served as First Lieutenant in the Army Nurse Corps., in China, Burma and India as a nurse anesthetist.

She enjoyed traveling, West Island Beach and trips to the casino.

The family would like to thank Fairhaven Community Nurse & Hospice Care for their loving care and compassion.

Her family includes three daughters, Connie S. Younger and husband Wayne J. of Acushnet, Donna J. Rogers and Janice D. Rogers of Fairhaven; two grandchildren, Sarah J. Younger and Adam W. Younger; and a great grandchild, Emma J. She was predeceased by a brother John Mowery and a sister Lorraine Grow.

Private arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Fairlawn.

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