James M. Rogers, 58, of Westborough


Westborough – James M. Rogers, 58, of Westborough, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of Sara L. (Strecker) Rogers.

Born in Putnam, Conn., he was the son of the late Wilfred and Lucielle (Lamoureux) Rogers. He was educated in Thompson, Conn. schools and was a graduate of Tourtellotte High School. Following graduation, he entered and served with the United States Army.

Jim worked as a residential counselor at the Evergreen Center in Milford. Previously, he was employed as the manager of Lincoln Liquors and worked as a clerk at White Hen Pantry.

He was a communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church, a Cub Scout Leader for Pack 33, and an avid sports fan.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Matthew W. Rogers and James S. Rogers, both of Westborough; one daughter, Rebecca Sanborn Grover of Gardner; one brother, David Rogers of Thompson, Conn.; one sister, Elaine Ducharme of Thompson, Conn.; and his wife’s parents, Richard and Anne Strecker of Westborough. He was the brother of the late Patricia Benson, Robert Rogers, and Donald Rogers.

His funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 24 in St. Luke the Evangelist Church of Westborough, followed by burial in St. Luke’s Cemetery.

Donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to St. Luke’s Parish Outreach, 70 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.