OBITUARY

Vivian Maxine Rodgers

December 5, 1928January 9, 2019
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Vivian Maxine Rodgers, 90, of Ladson passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Vivian was born December 5, 1928 in Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania to the late Harry Glenn and Margaret Rice Snyder.

Vivian liked arts and crafts. She enjoyed dancing with Walter especially square-dancing and polka. Her and Walter enjoyed bowling. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them in her later years.

She is survived by five sons, Dennis Rodgers (Deborah), Francis Rodgers (Kathy), Neal Rodgers (Shannon), Ralph Rodgers (Rene), and Harry Rodgers (Tammy), one daughter, Mary Potteiger (Roy), 21 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren..

She is predeceased by her husband of 46 years, Walter J. Rodgers, and two sons, Walter J. Rodgers Jr. and Paul Allen Rodgers.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 5PM to 7PM at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be held Monday, January 14, 2019 at 2PM at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in Carolina Memorial Park Cemetery. Services entrusted to Carolina Memorial Park Funerals and Cremations, 7113 Rivers Ave. North Charleston, SC 29406, 843-797-2222. Online condolences can be made to the family by visiting www.carolinamemorial.com.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 13, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Monday, January 14, 2019
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Vivian Maxine Rodgers

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Cheryl Chesher

January 11, 2019

I have so many memories of this wonderful woman. Maxine was like another Mother to me for many years as I grew up. My siblings and I spent lots of time with the Rodgers family as our dads worked together. We played hard and always had a great time in the half basement. We could always find something to get into. At that time ,I was the only girl among the boys. Lunch many times consisted of Cottage cheese with celery salt, and maybe a little fruit, a favorite still. As I started to have my own family ,I would walk over to Maxine's after my Dr. appts. She always had lots of good advice for me. My own children loved Maxine and "Pappy" too. Pappy taught them about beer at an early age and how to run from one end of the bench to the other to get a sip of beer. We still talk about those days. As we grew up and became adults, Maxine and Pappy were always just a phone call away. Was great when they made the move to S.C. and the boys started to follow. What could be more fun than the Rodgers kids all together. One of my last fun memories of Maxine was taking her back to Jacksonville, FL. for a week. We shopped and spent time at the beach. Lots of laughs and giggles that week. I'm sure she's up above with Pappy and the boys looking down on all of us.
May all your memories help ease the pain of her moving on. She lived a full life and always made the best of it. Maxine make sure you and Pappy meet up with Jim and have a beer for me too. Will always remember you and how you loved us all.

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