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Yvonne M. Rogers


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bridgewater Corners, Vt. — Yvonne M. Rogers, 74, died at her home in Bridgewater Corners on Tuesday afternoon, May 16, 2017.

Yvonne was born on June 8, 1942, in New London, Conn. the daughter of Oscar A. and Rita G. (LaBarge) Belisle.

Yvonne and her family moved to West Bridgewater, Vt. when she was five years old. She attended the Bridgewater Village School and graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 1960. On June 20, 1969, Yvonne married Paul “Bub” Rogers at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church in Woodstock.

Yvonne worked more than 20 years for the N.E. then Verizon Phone Company retiring in 1991. She and Bub loved to travel and camp. They visited a long list of places all over the United States and Canada and whenever possible they would take their grandchildren with them.

She is survived by her six grandchildren: Nick, Megan, Mary, Joshua, Charlotte, and Zoey; and her several great-grandchildren; her sister, Therese Fullerton; and a number of nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband in 2015; her daughter, Michelle Belisle in 1999; and a grandson, David Fowler, Jr. in 2014; and two brothers, Armand in 2003 and Henry in 2016.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday June 3, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodstock, Vt. followed by a time to share memories at the Bridgewater Grange.

The family would like to thank the Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice for all their help in caring for Yvonne and a special thanks to caregivers Debbie, Christine, Sonya, and Dawn for the exceptional care.

Those wishing may make memorial donations to the VNA of VT & NH, P.O. Box 881, Brattleboro, VT 05302.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock. An on line guest book can be found at cabotfh.com.