- Karen S. Rogers, 59, formerly of Eastbrook, died January 7, 2017 at her home. She was born in Ellsworth, February 15, 1957, daughter of Gordon and Catherine E. (Herrick) Swett.
She graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1976. She went to work for Adams store in Ellsworth which later became Ruth Fosters. She also worked at Pat's Pizza for many years, and worked side by side with her husband Jeff in their many business ventures over the years. Karen enjoyed her time on the beach at Molasses Pond, spending time with family and friends, and enjoyed trips to Florida.
She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Jeff; daughter, Ashley Cope and partner Dan; sister, Debbie Winters and husband Steve; brothers, David Tracy and wife Sue and twin brother, Keith Swett and wife Andrea; mother-in-law, Mother Mary Maddocks; many nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Joanne Simcox.
A gathering of family and friends will be held 10:00-1:00, Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Eastbrook Community Building.
Contributions in Karen's memory may be made to the SPCA of Hancock County, 141 Bar Harbor Road, Trenton 04605
Arrangements by Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin St. Ellsworth
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