MIDDLEBURY — Mrs. Sophie H. (Pilkewich) Rogers, 88, of Middlebury, passed away Friday evening, April 11, 2014 at the Middlebury Convalescent Home. She was the wife of the late Dr. Everett T. Rogers, DDS, who passed away in 2005.
Mrs. Rogers was born in Waterbury, Oct. 20, 1925, a daughter of the late Casmir and Sophie (Motuski) Pilkewich and had been a Middlebury resident for the past 22 years. She and her late husband maintained a dental practice in Naugatuck for many years where she served as office manager. She was a communicant of St. John of the Cross Church.
She leaves one brother, Charles Pilkewich of Naugatuck and one sister, Gertrude Bienkowski of Pompano Beach, Fla. and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Celia Pilkewich and Helen Donahue.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. from the Alderson Funeral Home of Naugatuck, 201 Meadow St., and proceed to St. John of the Cross Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in new Pine Grove Cemetery, 850 Meriden Road, Waterbury. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Naugatuck Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 484, Naugatuck, CT 06770-0484.
For further information or to send an email condolence, visit www.aldersonfuneralhomes.com.