Elsie L. Rogers, age 82, of 420 Lookout Ave., Ridgway, died Friday morning at Elk Regional Health Center following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 28, 1928 in Franklin, daughter of the late Carl M. and Elizabeth (Bennett) Henderson. She married Vernon E. Rogers on Jan. 10, 1952, he survives. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, was a past volunteer at Elk County General Hospital Thrift Shop, loved to play cards, go camping with her family, fish and play the slot machines.
She was a graduate of the Franklin High School.
Surviving besides her husband are the following children: Gary M. Rogers and his wife Karen of Lincoln Park, N.J.; Stephen P. Rogers and his wife Mary Ann Schmidt of Crafton; Cindy R. Carter and her husband Neil of Ridgway; Thomas E. Rogers of Brockport; five grandchildren, Jean, Christy, Erin, Sarah, and Andy; two great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Jake; three brothers, Carl M. Henderson Jr. and his wife Flossie of Mercer; William Henderson and his wife Margie of Franklin; Gene Henderson and his wife Marilyn of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, her twin Elaine Hughes and Ruth Hughes; one brother, Bob Henderson.
Funeral Services for Elsie L. Rogers will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home on Monday at 11 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. David C. Roddy, Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.
Friends will be received at the Thompson Funeral Home on Sunday from 6-8 p.m. Memorials if desired can be made to Elk Haven Nursing Home Activities Department, 785 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857.