Cecilia Mary Rogers

April 25, 1921March 6, 2019

Cecilia Mary Rogers, age 97, of Fork Union, VA, passed away at her home on March 6, 2019, under hospice care. Cecilia was born on April 25, 1921 in New York, NY, and she was the daughter of the late Michael and Bridget Rogers. Cecilia was predeceased by her sisters, Mary Rogers Sweeney of Bowling Green KY, and Frances Rogers Falvella of Lakewood NJ. She is survived by 3 nephews and a niece, Joseph M. Falvella, Sr. “Jay” and his wife Cheryl with whom she resided in Fork Union, VA; JoAnn Mount of Toms River NJ ; Thomas Sweeney and his wife Ginger of North Carolina; and Michael Sweeney and his wife Betasha of Oregon; 10 great nieces and great nephews and numerous great great nieces and nephews. Cecilia lived in Bronx,NY until moving to Fork Union VA. She loved the beach and spent her summers at her favorite place at the beach with friends. Cecilia worked for Northwest Airlines and she enjoyed many years of traveling around the world. Ceilia loved to read and loved teddy bears, especially Theodore. She was blessed to have been able to spend her final years with family, especially some of her great great nieces and nephews Abigail and Joey Adams, James and Adison Falvella and Reilly McCullough (her favorite little redhead) who filled her time with love and laughter. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made in her memory to Hospice of the Piedmont , 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300, Charlottesville VA, 22911 Relatives and friends will be received on Monday, March 11,2019 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the D’Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701. Her funeral service will be conducted at 12 p.m. in the funeral home, and a committal service will follow in the St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery, 1 Honey Locust Dr., Lakewood, NJ 08701.


  • Visitation Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 11, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, March 11, 2019

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Maryann Pervelis

March 11, 2019

Ceil. You were so nice to our daughter Annie. You came up to our house on sumner walk One time you brought us a paper Halloween pumpkin. We put that out all these years. Annie is 31 now. We have just sold our home in cherry grove but bring with us our friendship. Thank you mary Ann pervelis

Sofina Terzo

March 11, 2019

Hello Cheryl,
I just want to express my condolences to you and your family. I didn't know Ceil long or well but I always enjoyed spending the time I did have with her. She certainly was entertaining. I admired how she always said what was on her mind, most of the time her perception was very humorous. She was one of a kind and I will always cherish my fond memories of her.

Milagros Velasquez

March 8, 2019

May she Rest In Peace, Missing you always your friend Millie and Family. I will never forget you until we meet again. Remembering the Days we spend together snacking on Oreos and Diet Coke. Miss your laughs and your sarcasm. My Condolences to the family