John F. Rogers of Dunstable, MA

 

John F. Rogers, 52, passed away Sunday morning in the loving arms of his mother Ruth after losing a hard fought battle with lymphoma.

He was born on December 20, 1965, the son of Ruth Rogers of Dunstable, MA and the late John Rogers Jr.

John will always be remembered for his sweet personality and love of life. He loved Nascar, Elvis and anything Boston Bruins, especially when it came to Ray Bourque or the captain Zdeno Chara.  John also had a passion for the Dunstable Police and Fire Departments as well as trains and models.  John was the master of anything puzzles.

He worked at Red Roof Inn of Nashua, NH and Westford Regency of Westford, MA. He attended Lifelinks of Chelmsford, MA.

John also had a love of volleyball and basketball which is played fiercely with his R.A.R.A and S.T.E.P. group buddies.  He was a gold medalist in both these sports in the Special Olympics numerous times.  He was a champion in so many ways and will be remembered forever for his ever present positive spirit.

Besides his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Barbara and her husband, Evans Schrader Jr. of Pepperell, MA, and Pamela and her husband, Rodney Stedman of Mason, NH, a brother, Stephen Rogers of Dunstable, MA, and a sister-in-law, Sandra Rogers of Brentwood, NH. He will also be extremely missed by his numerous nieces, nephews and large extended family.

He was the brother of the late James Rogers and the late Linda Daoust, and the brother-in-law to the late Marygrace Rogers and the late John Daoust.

His visiting hours are TODAY (Tues.) from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD.  A graveside service will be Wed. at 11 am in Central Cemetery, Dunstable with burial to follow. Memorials may be made in his name to either R.A.R.A, 295 High St., Lowell, MA 01852 or to S.T.E.P., P.O. Box 8857, Lowell, MA 01853.  ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.

Visitation

June 26, 2018
2-4pm & 6-8pm

Funeral

June 28, 2018
11:00AM
Central Cemetery, Dunstable, MA
  1. Mike and Michelle boudreau says:

    Pam, Melissa and family, our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time…. may your memories of John get you thru the tough days ahead!!! May he Rest In Peace!

  2. Ann (Bacon) Alves says:

    I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing; my heart in heavy to hear of your loss. Ruth and Pam….you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Linda (Drew) Nickerson says:

    So sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was always so sweet.

  4. Tammy (Buxton) Forrest says:

    Ruth, Steve, Pam & Barbara – I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers to you all – John will always be remembered

  5. sherry stlouis/T.J.Maxx says:

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers
    your friends at T.J.Maxx ( Bedford Mass)

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