Carol A. Rogers, 76, Clayton

CLAYTON, NY —  Carol A. Rogers, 76, Clayton, passed away Thursday evening, Dec. 26, 2019, at Samaritan Summit Village, Watertown, where she had resided for a short time.

Born May 14, 1943, in Clayton, a daughter of Harold and Frances Fraley Ferguson, she attended local schools.

She married Dennis L. Rogers on April 23, 1960, at the LaFargeville United Methodist Church.

For many years she was a seamstress at Ridgeline Industries, Clayton and retired from Sherwood Medical, Watertown.

She had attended St. Mary’s Church.

Carol’s family and her cats were her greatest enjoyment.

Along with her husband, Dennis, she is survived by her five children, Christine Thurston and husband Robert, Depauville, Debra Wenk and husband Larry, Adams Center, Diane Spann, Greenville, AL, Kimberley Hayes and husband Jeffrey, Endwell, and Donald Rogers, Rochester; 13 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; three siblings, Clayton Ferguson and wife Patty and Shirley Owens and husband Phil, all of Clayton and Patricia McNeill and husband Glenn, NC; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A son, James Rogers, died before her.

There are no services at this time and arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.

In lieu of flowers donations in Carol’s name may be made to Jefferson County SPCA, PO Box 531, Watertown, NY 13601.

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