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Josephine  "Jo" Rogers
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  • Berkeley County Library
    100 Library Street
    Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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“So sorry to hear about Jo's passing. In my mind she would've lived forever. I'll always remember our 10 yrs at Service Merchandise in the Charleston...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Brooks - Lynn Haven, FL

“My condolences to the Rogers family. I met Jo at Wilson's where she took me under her wing and taught me so much. She was truly an inspiration to me....Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Kramer - Summerville, SC

“I just learned of Ms. Jo's passing but not in time to attend her services. Please know that I am saddened that her sweet person is no longer among us...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Helen Brown Lukow Williams - SC

“Condelences from the Hanahan Branch Library Staff. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Karen Altman ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Rogers Family,I a truly saddened to hear of Mrs. Jo passing. She was such a kind and sweet lady. I enjoyed spending time and working with her at...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Tracy Metts - Moncks Corner, SC

“Dear Rogers Family,Our prays and condolences are with you and Mrs. Rogers. May the Lord welcome her home and the Grace of the Holy Spirit descend...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: George Menag - Last Name, SC

“Buck, so sorry to learn of your mothers passing. Our prayers will be with you and your family. ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Rod Weader - N. Charleston, SC

“Ms. Rogers will be deeply missed. I enjoyed everyday that I worked with her at Wilson's. My wife Kim and I will miss her very much. Jo you will be...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Mark Perrin - Harrisburg, PA

“Ms. Rogers will be remembered fondly by myself and my wife Kim. I really enjoyed working with her at Wilson's and she will be greatly missed. You...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Mark Perrin - Harrisburg, PA

“God has gained yet another angel, Ms Rogers was a very special lady to me and the old Wilson's team, she was loved by everyone and will be greatly...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Grooms - Goose Creek, SC

“My deepest sympathy to the Roger's family. Ms. Rogers was my instructor with Adult Ed also she was like a mother to me. Thank you thank you to the...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Easter Cobbs - Charleston, SC

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of this lovely, gentle lady. I was the librarian at Goose Creek Library and met Jo thru the Friends of the Library...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Dianne Boersma - Goose Creek, SC

“Ed, Buck and the entire Rogers family, our thoughts and prayers are with you,Randy & Heather ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Randy Greene - summerville, SC


Josephine "Jo" Rogers, 90, of Goose Creek, and former longtime resident of Hanahan, SC died peacefully at home surrounded by family. The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, 1106 Fort Drive, Hanahan at 10:00 am. The Prayers of Final Commendation and Farewell will be held at Live Oak Memorial Gardens, 3093 Ashley River Road, Charleston.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 22, 2017 in the J. Henry Stuhr, Inc., Northwoods Chapel, 2180 Greenridge Road from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Jo was born in New York, New York, one of ten children of the late Joseph McAteer and the late Margaret Porter McAteer. She and her husband, James J. Rogers, married in 1953 and made their home in Hanahan where they raised their four children. Jo worked as an office manager for several retail stores. As a member of Divine Redeemer Catholic Church, she gave of her time and talent in various parish activities including the CCD program. Jo volunteered in the community with the Friends of the Library. She received the Distinguished Service Award for the State of SC for her work with the Berkeley County Adult Education program where she taught advanced ESL. Her quick wit and humor were two of her most endearing qualities.

She will be deeply missed by her four children, William "Buck" Rogers (Susan Mertz) of Summerville, Ann R. Perritt Rogers (Glenn) of Goose Creek, Edward "Ed" Rogers of Hanahan and Laura R. Brady (Craig) of Charleston; eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren; and brother, Robert McAteer of Middletown, NY. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Jim.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Berkeley County Library, 100 Library Street, Moncks Corner, SC 29461.