LITTLE FALLS — Constance “Connie” Woods Rogers, 57, beloved wife of Robert E. Rogers, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Valley Health Services, Herkimer, with the love and support of her family by her side.
Born in Oswego on June 15, 1956, Connie was the daughter of the late John J. “Oscar” and Josephine (Burden) Woods, Sr. She was a graduate of Oswego High School and on Aug. 22, 1986 was united in marriage to Robert E. Rogers with whom she shared 27 years of a wonderful and loving relationship filled with great affection and admiration.
Moving to the Little Falls area in 1995, Connie worked as secretary for Little Falls Middle School since 1996. Early in her career, she worked in the banking industry. Connie was a selfless, loving, caring woman who was always concerned about the needs of those she loved. In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, ice-skating, swimming and spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; her sons, Eliott Rogers and Graham Rogers, both of Little Falls; her brothers, John Woods, Jr. and Lawrence Woods and his wife, Becky, of Oswego; her sisters, Margaret “Peggy” Guerra and her husband, Charles, of Hershey, Pa., and Barbara Maher and her husband, Patrick, of Burnt Hills. Many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws also survive her.
Friends and relatives are invited to pay their respects on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 W. Monroe St., Little Falls (823-2424). Connie’s funeral services will take place on Monday evening at 7 p.m. immediately following calling hours with Deacon Joseph DeLorenzo of Holy Family Parish officiating. Interment will take place in Oswego in the spring of 2014.
Kindly consider memorial offerings to the Little Falls City School District to establish a Middle School Student Benefit Fund in Connie’s name; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Harry and Kevin Enea, funeral directors, are caring for the family. To add to Connie’s online condolences, please visit www.eneafamily.com.