Michael J. Rogers, 61, Vietnam vet, mechanic, enjoyed motorcycles, Legion, Amvets member

By on April 13, 2016

Michael J. “Rebel” Rogers, 61, of Lancaster, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2016, at the Lebanon VA Hospital.

Born in Bridgeton, N.J., he was the son of Alice L. (Browning) Rogers and the late John N. Rogers.

Mike was a mechanic. He was a hard worker and enjoyed motorcycles. Mike proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 34 and Amvets No. 19.

Surviving are two daughters: Amy and Michele Rogers; two grandchildren: Terrell Rogers and Karinna Thomas; and a step-granddaughter: Lenaya Stallworth. Also surviving are two sisters: Linda M. Rogers, fiancé of Steve Patterson; Sharon L. McNece, wife of Roy; a brother: Dave N. Rogers, husband of Sandra; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a stepdaughter: Natasha Stallworth.

“It is what it is.” – Mike was loved by many and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services for Mike will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, at the Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. Friends will be received two hours prior to the service at the funeral home, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mike’s memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.

To send an online condolence, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home and Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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