Esther R. Rodgers, 96

July 27, 2007

NOV. 1, 1910-JULY 26, 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Esther R. West Rodgers, 96, of Penn Hall of Menno Haven and formerly of Waynesboro, Pa., died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at the nursing home.

Born Nov. 1, 1910 in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Charles F. and Emma Reed West.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick T. "Ted" Rodgers, in 1991. They were married Aug. 10, 1935.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She had been employed by Geiser Department Store in Waynesboro.

She was a member of Dulaney Valley Baptist Church.

She was a member of Loyal Order of the Eastern Star and Garden Club, both of Randallstown, Md.

She is survived by one son, Charles E. Rodgers of Waynesboro; two grandchildren; two great-grandsons; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Mary Duffy, Virgie E. Shockey and Naomi B. Shank.


Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro. The Rev. Walter A. Stuart will officiate. Burial will be in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, Timonium, Md.

The family will receive friends Monday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Calvary Assembly of God Church, 116 Snider Ave., Waynesboro, PA 17268.

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