Diana N. Rogers, of Brewster, NY, died peacefully in her own home on February 26, 2020 with her family by her side. She was 73 years old.
Born on July 29, 1946 in Niagara Falls, NY, daughter of the late Hugo and Dorothy (Drazdik) Marinucci. Diana graduated from John J. High School in Howard Beach, received her bachelor’s degree from Hunter College and continued her education at Western Connecticut State University to receive her master’s degree in special education.
On November 28, 1964 she married the love of her life William J. Rogers in Howard Beach, NY. William predeceased his wife on January 21, 2012.
Mrs. Rogers was a special education teacher with the Carmel School District for over 25 years before she retired. She was a total bookworm, loved science and learning about the universe. Learning about her ancestry became a great passion of hers. She loved owls and photography.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday March 7, 2020 at Milltown Rural Cemetery, Brewster, NY, at 2:30pm. Interment will immediately follow. Visitation will be held at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY from 10am-2pm on Saturday March 7th.
In lieu of flowers please consider donations to Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation, 4330 East West Highway, Suite 230, Bethesda, Maryland 20814. www.aamds.org