Obituary of Evelyn M. Rogers
Evelyn Mary Rogers, 89, passed away peacefully Friday June 21, 2019 in her home in Lafayette Hill,Pa.
Evelyn was born on December 30,1929 in Philadelphia,Pa. Daughter of Stefan and Josephine(Knollmayer)Scheier both formally of Budapest, Hungary. Evelyn was one of nine children. She spent her early years attending school and mass at St. Mary’s Parish in Manayunk. She later attended RoxboroughHigh School. Her love of all things sweet eventually brought her to her most talked about time working at Tastykake Baking Company.
In the early 1950’s Evelyn met the love of her life, Tom Rogers. The were married in September, 1956 and spent the first few years living in Philadelphia as parishioners of Corpus Christi Parish before buying their first home in Lafayette Hill.They lovingly had six children together and raised them in the Catholic faith as members of St. Philip Neri Parish.
Evelyn spent many years as a devoted volunteer to both the church and school. She faithfully attended mass on a daily basis. Besides being a faithful and committed parishioner her greatest joys in life were her children. She was a doting mother and lived for her kids. Her love for her family grew with the addition of grandchildren and eventually great grandchildren.
She is survived by her six children:
Thomas (Donna) Rogers, Bernadette (Duane) McCarthy, Theresa Owens, Brian (Meg) Rogers, Bernard Rogers and Ann Marie (Matt)Dobrowolski, Her 22 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
She is also survived by her brother Paul Scheier, sister Betty Allen and sisters in law Flossie Scheier and Mary Jane Rogers, and many loved nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and six siblings.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, Jun 25 at 11:00 AM at Saint Philip Neri Church 437 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill
The Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Jun 25 from 9:30 to 11:00 AM at Saint Philip Neri Church 437 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association
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