Hugh Rogers

Hugh F. Rogers

1932 - 2012

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ROGERS, Hugh F., Sr. Age 80 of Elmira, NY. He was born May 16, 1932 in Jasper, NY, son of the late Daniel and Candace (Sherman) Rogers and passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 at Elcor Health Services. He was predeceased by his son Hugh F. Rogers, Jr. in 2007; brothers Raymond, Glee and Russell. Hugh is survived by his wife Violet; daughters Lisa Spaulding and Penny (Joe) Crawford both of Elmira; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; sisters Mary Earls of WV, Anna Pearl of FL, Jean McCoy of AZ and Leah Lewis of FL along with several nieces, nephews and cousins. Hugh was a glassblower with Corning, Inc., employed for 40 years, retiring in 1992. In his younger years, he was a race car driver and an avid outdoorsman. Family and friends are invited to visit Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, 858 Lake St. at Washington Ave., Elmira on Tuesday, December 18th from 5 to 7 pm. His funeral and committal services will follow at 7 pm. Rev. Peter Miller will officiate. Interment will take place in Fitzsimmons Cemetery at the convenience of the family.

Funeral Service

7:00 pm
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Walter J. Kent Funeral Home, Elmira, NY
858 Lake Street
Elmira, New York, United States