After a long and courageous battle with cancer, John "Jack" Rogers, Sr. passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at home surrounded by his beloved family at the age of 80. He leaves behind his loving and devouted wife of 52 years, Alice Pollock Rogers. He is survived by his daughter Lynne Rogers Wilson and her husband George of Highland; his daughter Tammy Rogers and her fiance Michael Cservak of Wappingers Falls; his son John Rogers, Jr. of Wappingers Falls; his son Gary Rogers and his wife Kate of Poughkeepsie; his son Scott Rogers and his wife Kimberly of Poughkeepsie. He also leaves behind ten grandchildren; Nicholis and Kristin; Hunter and Karly; Megan, Jenna, Jackie and Johnny; Aidan and Malina; and two greatgrandchildren; Logan and Madison. He is survived by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Joan Durso from Beacon; and Catherine Miller from Poughkeepsie. He is also survived by nephew Dave and wife Joanne Williams; nephew John Basher and wife Debbie,; niece Jeaniene Durso; and niece Debby Valentin and husband Tuni and many other nieces and nephews. Jack is predeceased by his brothers Robert, William and sister Dolores. Jack was born at home on Downey Avenue in the Village of Wappingers Falls on June 1st, 1936 to his parents Charles and Helen Brouthers Rogers. He was a lifelong resident of the village and retired from New York Trap Rock in 1997 after 33 years. Jack was a parishioner of St. Mary's of Wappingers Falls. He was a past member of S.W.Johnson Eng. Co.2. and past member of the Knights of Columbus of Wappingers Falls. Jack also served in the National Guard Reserves. Jack enjoyed his life to the fullest. He most enjoyed his time with his wife and best friend, "Loopy". Jack's children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren were the twinkle of his beautiful blue eyes. He devoted his life to being at all of their events. Jack never missed a school function, dance recital, bowling games, softball games, soccer games, baseball games, Boy Scout functions, football games, horseback competition, and family cookouts. There is an endless list of his amount of devotion to his family that would fill a book. Despite his struggle with his health, he still managed to attend everything. He had a passion for music, from country to opera. Jack enjoyed attending plays at the County Players and in New York City with his family. His most memorable trip was to see one of his favorites, Barbara Streisand. He loved to watch Western movies, especially ones staring John Wayne. Jack was an amazing, fun-loving husband, father, grandfather, greatgrandfather, father-in-law, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed by everyone he knew. A special thank you to Dr. Thomas Robinson and his staff for his care and compassion throughout the years. Friends may call at the Delehanty Funeral Home 64 E. Main St., Wappingers Falls, Wednesday from 4 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Thursday at 9:30 AM at St. Marys Church, Clinton St., Wappingers Falls. Burial Wappingers Rural Cemetery. To send a condolence, or for directions, visit

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