Esther M. Rogers, 76, of the town of Palermo,
(Phoenix), NY, passed away on Monday March
5, 2018 while at her winter home in Zephyrhills, FL.
She was born in the town of Schroeppel (Woodchuck Hill) to her late parents, Elizabeth (Avery) and Carl R. Rawson on June 19, 1941. Esther held both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from SUNY Oswego. She was a beloved high school mathematics teacher for 34 years, from 1962 to 1996, at Hannibal Central Schools. Esther was a member of many organizations in Central New York. She was a member of Bristol Hill UCC church, Palermo Fire Department Auxiliary, Oswego County Fire Auxiliary, Delta Kappa Gamma, Oswego County Retired Teachers’ Association, NYS Retired Teachers’ Association, The Elks Lodge #830, and the local and national chapters of Family Motor Coach Association. She was also very
active in Zephyrhills, FL. She attended First Presbyterian
Church of Zephyrhills, belonged to The Friendship Club
at Palm View Gardens, The Zephyr Bees quilting group
and the Zephyrhills Moose Lodge #2276.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years,
Gerald E. Rogers; her daughters and sons-in-law
Michelle D. (Anthony) Folino from Kennesaw, GA, and
Sandra M. (Matt) Motyka from North Rose, NY; three
grandchildren Nicholas D. Folino, Lucas H. Folino, and
Miranda M. Motyka; her sister and brother-in-law Carol
A. and Richard H. Rogers of Seneca Falls; several
nieces, nephews, cousins and many extended family
and friends in New York and Florida.
A Celebration of Life service will be held in the summer
of 2018. More details will be announced as a date and
time are chosen. Burial will be at Phoenix Rural Cemetery
in Phoenix, NY. Contributions in Esther’s memory may be
made to: Bristol Hill UCC or The Ronald McDonald House
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.
Phoenix, NY 13135 has care of local arrangements.