clare rogers 98ROGERS, Clare W., of St. Thomas, formerly of R.R.#2, Belmont, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at his residence, Caressant Care on Bonnie Place, in his 90th year.  Beloved husband for 61 years to the late Mildred (nee Mills) Rogers (2010).  Dearly loved father of Norman Rogers and his wife Wendy of Kitchener.  Also survived by 4 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.  In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a son, Ronald Clare Rogers, a sister, Muriel Smith, a brother, Glenn Rogers, and by a grandson.  Born in Gladstone, ON, October 17, 1924, he was the son of the late Lorin and Irene (nee Manning) Rogers.  Clare farmed for many years at R.R.#2, Belmont.  He also formerly was a bus driver for Charterways Ltd., London and a truck driver for Brantox Trucking, London.  He formerly attended Yarmouth Centre United Church.  The funeral service will be held at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519) 631-1160 on Monday, December 30th  at 11:00 a.m.  Relatives and friends will be received one hour prior to the service.  Interment in Dorchester Union Cemetery.  Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Canadian Cancer Society gratefully acknowledged.

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