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E. Marie Rogers, who taught first grade in Ford City, Pa., schools, died unexpectedly Sunday (Jan. 30, 2000) in her Medina home. She was 90.

Born Marie Hurd in Mannington, W.Va., she attended what is now Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

She taught school until she married Dr. Fulton A. Rogers Sr. in 1934, when they moved to Medina. He died in 1982.

She was a 66-year member of First Presbyterian Church of Medina and a member of the Cotillion Club. In addition, she was a former member of the Tuesday Club of Medina and a member of the Medina Twig Association.

She also served as a board member of the Emma Reed Webster Foundation.

Survivors include a son, Fulton Jr.; three daughters, Churlene "Cindy" Heinbach Cox of Ocala, Fla., Kathleen "Kay" Pettit of Lockport and Nicki Fredricks; a sister, Ruth Bailey of Marlton, N.J.; a brother, Charles W. of Wooster, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a dear friend, Flora Simpson.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in First Presbyterian Church, 522 Main St. Burial will be in Boxwood Cemetery in the spring.


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