ANTWERP, NY — Mayferd Bell Rogers, 83, Antwerp, passed away peacefully on Feb 1, 2021, at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, NY.
Born Dec. 14 1937, the daughter of Walter and Lorraine Tibbles, she grew up in Theresa with her four sisters Ethel, Eleanor, Edith, and Keitha.
She married Lyle E Rogers on Nov. 19, 1955, in Gouverneur, NY. They resided in Rossie, NY, for many years. Their door was always open and everyone was welcome to stop for a spaghetti dinner and enjoyed eating her homemade rolls and donuts. She was always up for a game of poker around the dining room table, and loved fishing on the river banks of Rossie.
She enjoyed gardening, fishing, word search puzzle, rolling dice, going for rides in the classic car and stopping for a fish fry dinner.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years Lyle and their seven children. Lyle W.(Patty)Rogers of Antwerp, Dawn(Richard)Chapman of Black Lake, Marty(Valerie)Rogers of Evans Mills, Thomas Rogers of Hammond, Laura(Bill) Bartlett of Redwood, Carly(Brian) VanArnam of Morristown , Garnett Rogers and his companion Peggy Randolph of Morristown; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Ethel Macartha, Edith Brassard, and Keitha Forney.
She was predeceased by an infant daughter Tammy, her parents Walter and Lorraine and her sister Eleanor.
There will be no services at this time.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. Mayferd will be missed everyday by her family and friends.
Arrangements are with Fredrick Bros Funeral Home, Theresa
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