Elinor R. Rogosa

January 11, 1928February 25, 2019

Elinor (Roth) Rogosa – of Swampscott, entered into rest on Monday, February 25, 2019 at the age of 91. Born in Rochester, NY to the late Harry and Catherine (Cohen) Roth. Elinor was the beloved wife of the late Morris Rogosa. Devoted mother of Howard Rogosa of Lakewood Ranch FL, Martin and Elizabeth Rogosa of Peabody MA, David Rogosa and wife Claudia Natale of Palo Alto CA. Cherished grandmother of Diana Rogosa and Gareth DeWalt, Lisa and Tyler Jones, Michael and Mary Rogosa, Alexander and Catherine Rogosa. Treasured great-grandmother of Oliver and Caroline Jones and Molly and Miles DeWalt. The loving sister of the late Mollie Chasky, the late Sara Becker, the late Eva Roth and the late Anna Flaum. Elinor will also be sorely missed by her many nieces and nephews.

Elinor led an active life, after her retirement from Sears Credit, she volunteered at Swampscott High School Library. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid Mahjong player. Elinor’s greatest delight was her grandchildren, always willing to play, experiment and go on numerous adventures with them.

A funeral service for Elinor will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 11:00AM at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin Street, Salem, MA, with interment to follow at Pride of Lynn Cemetery, 89 Lake Shore Road, Lynn, MA.

Shiva will be held at the home of Martin and Elizabeth Rogosa, on Thursday, February 28th from 4-8PM; Friday, March 1st from 1-4PM; and Saturday, March 2nd from 6-9PM.


  • Chapel Funeral Service Thursday, February 28, 2019

Elinor R. Rogosa

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Pat Mitchell

March 1, 2019

Elinor was a lovely person. I worked with her at Sears for many years. I saw Elinor at Stop & Shop recently and stopped to say hi to her. Not sure if she remembered me but I'm glad I spoke to her. My condolences to Elinor's family and friends.