Robert Rogers

Aquebogue resident Robert Rogers died Dec. 28 at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. He was 79.

Mr. Rogers was born Nov. 6, 1939, to Bruno and Ann (Harris) Rogers. He graduated from Riverhead High School in 1957 and served with the U.S. Marines from 1957 to 1960, during which he was in the honor guard for President Eisenhower.

He worked in the construction department for Long Island Lighting Company.

Mr. Rogers was a member of Riverhead Polish Hall, a Patriot Guard rider at Calverton National Cemetery and a Eucharistic minister at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church.

He loved spending time with his grandchildren and boating on Peconic Bay.

Survivors include his wife, Mary (Barker) of Aquebogue; his sons, Robert II of New Jersey and Michael John of Aquebogue; his sister, Dee Jacobs of Floral Park; and two grandchildren, Bailey Christine and Robert III.

A memorial visitation took place Jan. 2 at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, followed by a memorial Mass. Interment followed at St. John’s Cemetery.

Arrangements were in the care of McLaughlin Heppner Funeral Home in Riverhead.

This is a paid notice.