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Josephine A. (Messina) Rogers

February 13, 1943 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 77)

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Wolcott- Josephine A. (Messina) Rogers, age 77, passed away on Wednesday

December 23, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital surrounded by loved ones.


Born in Waterbury, CT on February 13, 1943, she was the daughter of the

late Vincent and Olga (DiNicola) Messina.  She was a longtime resident

of Wolcott and had retired from PIC Design in Middlebury and H&R Block in Waterbury.


Joann is survived by her two sons, Glen A. Rogers, Jr. and his wife Patricia

of North Fort Meyers, FL, Christopher G. Rogers and his wife SueEllen       

of South Meriden and daughter Annmarie Sajdak and her husband

Richard of Wolcott; Her brothers; Vincent Messina and wife Sheri and Charles Messina, both of

Florida; and her sister, Mary Lou Cramer of Wolcott. She is also survived by her adoring grandchildren(Nana’s Fab 5) Christopher J. Rogers, Alexa N. Sajdak, Samantha L. Rogers, Nicole P. Rogers, and Zachary C. Sajdak.  She also leaves behind her longtime companion and love, Gary Hampton of Watertown as well as many beloved family members.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be announced at a future date.  To send

an on-line condolence, please visit www.naugatuckvalleymemorial.com. 

The Naugatuck Valley Memorial/Fitzgerald-Zembruski Funeral Home, 240

North Main Street, Naugatuck, is in care of her arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Josephine A. (Messina) Rogers, please visit our floral store.


Mass of Christian Burial to be announced

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