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Marcia S. (Knowlton) Rogers, 97, a lifelong resident of Byfield, Mass., passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 31, 2016, at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill. Marcia was born in Wenham, Mass., to the late Kelton and Mildred (Whiting) Knowlton. Marcia worked for many years in the printing department of the Lawrence Eagle Tribune and the Newburyport News. During her spare time, Marcia enjoyed knitting, crocheting, painting and spoiling her dogs, especially Sandy. She was an avid reader, and although she lost her eyesight, she enjoyed listening to audio books. Marcia was also a member of the Georgetown Eastern Star.

Marcia was the beloved wife to the late Leslie O. Rogers, with whom she shared over 71 years of marriage, and is survived by her children, Arline Martin and her husband, Jeno of Haverhill and Ronald Rogers and his partner, Sharon Holmes of Byfield; her grandchildren, Stephen LaMarca, Kimberly Hosford, Sonya Colson, Melanie Farewell and Ronald Rogers, Jr.; as well as her 15 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Family and friends are kindly invited to attend her funeral service on Wednesday, January 4, at 12 p.m. in the Conte-Giamberardino Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant Street, Georgetown. Interment will follow in the South Byfield Cemetery, Georgetown. Visitation will be held prior to her service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the funeral home. For those who wish, Marcia may be remembered through donations to the Byfield Fire Department, 44 Central Street, Byfield, MA 01922-1528.

For funeral home directions, florists or accommodations, please visit www.cgfuneralhomegeorgetown.com.
Published on  January 2, 2017
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