Ann Arbor, MI — Lillian Harriet (McMahon) Rogers, 90, died on November 8, 2013, in Michigan. She was born on November 25, 1922, and was the daughter of Joseph Anthony McMahon and Lillian Harriet Barraclough McMahon in Lawrence, Mass. Lillian graduated from Lawrence High School in 1941. She married John Brown Rogers in 1944, and worked at the various Army Air Force bases where her husband was stationed during World War II. After the war, she went on to receive her bachelor's degree from Charter Oak State College in Connecticut, and became a dedicated teacher. Lillian and her family resided in West Hartford and Greenwich, Conn., for many years. Her husband preceded her in death in 1981. Mrs. Rogers moved to Ann Arbor in 1984, where she served as a volunteer at the University of Michigan Hospital Gift Shop and was a substitute teacher in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. She attended St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, and nine years ago, became a resident of Glacier Hills. A very loving and devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Mrs. Rogers leaves behind her daughters, Lucinda (William) Baker and Anne Rogers; grandchildren, Matthew (Karin Genevaux) Baker and Sarah (Michael) Baker Ferguson;and great-grandchildren, Chloe and Estelle Baker, and Dahlia and Graham Ferguson. She is also survived by a sister, Clare (Robert) Sawtelle; brothers and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews. Lillian was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister and a brother.
ARRANGEMENTS: A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem, N.H. A funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, Salem. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, Mass. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a donation to either St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, or the Humane Society of Huron Valley, Michigan.
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