In Remembrance of Elizabeth A. "Betty" Rogers
Elizabeth A. "Betty" RogersTeaneck, NJ May 14, 1934 ~ February 5, 2013 Date of Service: February 8, 2013
Elizabeth "Betty" A. Rogers, 78, of Teaneck, New Jersey, died Tuesday morning in Hospice Community Care, Dunmore, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Her husband, James A. Rogers, died tragically in a plane accident on November 5, 1971. She spent the next 25 years with her beloved companion, Maurice LaPue, until he passed in 2001.
Born in Jermyn, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Helen Deak Gleick and was a graduate of Jermyn High School.
Betty was the proud business owner of Hotel Safety Group Inc., New York City, where she lived for 30 years. She enjoyed Broadway plays, musicals and was an avid New York Knicks basketball and Oklahoma Thunder fan. She enjoyed traveling and attending business conventions with her colleagues. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Michael D'Angelica of Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Dr. Richard Weinberg, Dr. Salvatore Scialla, Dr. Picotti, Traditional Home Health and Hospice and Hospice Community Care for all of their care and compassion during Betty's illness.
Surviving are sisters, Mary Louise Puckett and husband, John, Georgia; and Margaret Surace and husband, Dominic, Dunmore; nieces, Debbie Juliano and husband, James, Archbald; Michael Surace and wife, Alice, East Benton; Michelle Morgan and husband, John, Exeter; and Paul Osnick and wife, Jeanette, Beach Lake, Pa.; great-nieces and nephews, Shannon C. Burke, Dunmore; Hannah, Mikaela and Dominic Surace, East Benton; and John and Jacob Morgan, Exeter; and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Rosaline Jean Gleick Wood.
The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Chestnut St., Dunmore. Interment, Our Mother of Sorrows Finch Hill Cemetery, Carbondale.
Friends may call Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Friends are asked to go directly to the church the morning of the funeral.