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June Marie Rogers passed away peacefully July 30, 2016, in Caribou, surrounded by her loving family and close friends. She was born in Caribou June 15, 1930, daughter of the late Sam and LaBebe (Sowma) Sullivan.

She was a 1948 graduate of Caribou High School. June met the love of her life, Richard R. Rogers while waitressing at Green Acres Restaurant and they were married February 6, 1954. Together they raised their two children, Barbara and Sam. June was best known for her caring nature, impeccable style and spotless home. She was often seen at Frederick's Southside, Yusef's Restaurant or the Henry B. Prat Post #15 American Legion, where she was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary and also where she met her companion of more than 23 years, Patrick Soucie. For the past ten years, June resided with her daughter, Barbie and son-in-law, Terry Thibodeau, at Madawaska Lake, where she loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and watching the beautiful sunsets.

June was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Richard "Dick" Rogers; a brother, George Sullivan; her companion, Patrick Soucie; two sisters-in-law, Barbara Norsworthy and Elizabeth Hudson; a nephew, Billy Norsworthy; a cousin, Anna Putnam; her best friend, Lorraine McCrossin; and a special niece, Lynn Sullivan McCrossin. Mrs. Rogers is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Terry Thibodeau of Madawaska Lake; son and daughter-in-law, Samuel and Mitzi Rogers of Bangor; grandchildren; Ashley Thibodeau Jackson, Alysia Thibodeau and partner, Ian McGlinn, Ryan Rogers and wife, Traci, and Cody Rogers; and great-grandchildren, Maddison Jackson, Abbygail McGlinn and Reece and Ryson Rogers. She also leaves behind a special sister-in-law, Ethel Sullivan; a niece, Brenda Willis and husband, David; great-nieces and nephews, Kyle and Brie Willis, Lyndsay Jo McCrossin and husband, Filip Duric, and Nicholas McCrosssin; a special friend and cousin, Natalie Hackett; and loving friends, Karen Thibodeau, Sandra Hallowell and Jonnie and Dawn Thibodeau. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff on the medical floor at Cary Medical Center, as well as everyone at Borderview Rehab for all of their special care and kindness shown to June and her family these past few weeks.

The family will be having a private service in her name at a later date. Friends who wish to contribute in June's memory may do so through the Jefferson Cary Foundation, Care and Comfort Unit, P.O. Box 89, Caribou ME 04736. Arrangements by the Mockler Funeral Home, Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
Published on  August 1, 2016
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