September 23, 1920 - September 12, 2014

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Obituaries » MARTHA ROGERS

ROGERS, MARTHA MORRISON FOSTER, 93, of Chaplin, Conn., passed away at her home on September 12. She was surrounded by her son Dan, his wife, Linda, her longtime friend and caregiver Teri, and an angel from VNA East Hospice, Denise Martin. Martha was born Sept. 23, 1920, in Groton. Her parents, Jesse and Ralph Foster, raised four daughters, widely known as “The Foster Girls.” Martha is predeceased by her eldest sister, Dottie, and leaves behind two sisters, Jean Malnati, of Ryegate,  and Judy Crocker, of East Ryegate. She is also predeceased by her husband, Ernest Robert Rogers, originally from Montpelier. Martha and Ernest raised three boys: Tom, John and Dan. Her extended family included John’s wife, Susan; Dan’s wife, Linda; and Tom’s partner, Christine; as well as six grandchildren. Martha and Ernest lived for many years in Wallingford, Conn., raising their family, until Ernest’s retirement. After that they moved back to Vermont and spent summers at their camp on Lake Champlain and their home in Barre. In 1990, they moved to Chaplin, Conn., and resided there for the past 25 years.

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