Rogers, Carl Roderick – Age 81 of Upper Musquodoboit, passed away December 12, 2018, in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Middle Musquodoboit. Born in Glenmore, he was a son of the late Charles and Gladys (Hamilton) Rogers.
Carl’s working life was always in forestry, right from logging with horses to trucking many years to local sawmills. He had a great love for animals and fostered many strays. Carl could always be found tinkering in the garage when he wasn’t trucking.
Surviving are his wife, Mona (Stewart); daughter, Glenda; sons, Darren (Wendy), Lindsay (Shelley), Tim (Celestina); grandchildren, Brandon, Kyla, Nick, Adrian, Connor, Patrick, Stewart, Shanae, Sherra, Brittany, Mackenzie, Emerald; great-grandchildren, Violet, Jasmine, Abagail; sister, Jessie Geddes; brothers, Jim (Freda), Frank (Willa); and his four-legged constant companion, Maggy May. He was predeceased by sisters, Helen, Ethel, Ida, Irene; brothers, Herb, Aubrey, Doug, Bernard, Earl, Austin, and a brother in infancy.
Cremation has taken place. Funeral service will be Sunday at 3 p.m. in St. James United Church, Upper Musquodoboit, student minister Calvin Burt officiating. A reception will follow downstairs in the church. Family flowers only. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Many thanks to the staff on 7.3 Neurological Unit – Infirmary Site for the wonderful care given to Carl and his family while he was a patient there. Also thanks to the staff of Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital for their care and compassion.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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