Vera E. Rogers
August 29, 1934 – November 14, 2012
Vera was born August 29, 1934 in Boonville, NY to Ralph and Edna (Montgomery) Stefhon. She was raised in New York where she graduated from General Martin Central School. She enlisted in the United Stares Marine Corps on April 25, 1953 and was honorably discharged April 15, 1955 as a Corporal, earning the National Defense Service Ribbon. While in the military she met and married Carrol Rogers. Vera later moved to Maryland and lived in Capitol Heights, Clinton and Churchton. Upon her retirement she moved to La Plata, and has been a resident of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in Charlotte Hall, MD for the past seven months. Vera was employed as an administrative secretary at the University of Maryland University College at College Park for many years. She also worked in sales at JC Penney in Annapolis, MD. Vera was a member of the American Legion Post in La Plata. She enjoyed crafts, eating crabs, spending time with her grandchildren, and was an avid Washington Redskins fan.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents, her former husband Carrol Rogers and siblings Barbara Wills, Betty Michura and Elton Stefhon. She is survived by children David E. Rogers and wife Lauri of Richmond, VA, Derrick A. Rogers and wife Karen of Fredericksburg, VA and Jennifer C. Seibert and husband Kenny of Owings, MD. She is also survived by grandchildren Erica, David II, Andrew, Zoe, Aaron and Victoria Rogers, Meggan Scott, Gregory and Matthew Rogers, and Benjamin and Emily Seibert; a great-grandson Landon Scott; brothers Ralph and Ronald Stefhon and sisters Gail Stefhon and Jeanette Browning.
Monday, November 26, 2012