Lester F. Rogers, 92, of Jessup passed away peacefully
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on Saturday evening. He was the son of the late Stanley and
Anna Misko Rogers. He was preceded in death by his wife of 55
years, Vera Giombetti Rogers.
Les was a WWII Marine veteran. He then worked as an
appliance repairman alongside his brother at Ray Rogers TV
Les loved flying and reveled in his tall tales. He also found
great joy entertaining his grandchildren, their friends, and more
recently his great-children, at his backyard pool.
He's survived by his son, Nello (Kay), Plant City, FL, and his daughter, Barbara Coyne, Peckville. He is survived by his five grandchildren, Stephanie Nicholson (Dr. Thomas Pittz), Tampa,
FL, Jason Rogers (Lynn), Tampa, FL, Lauryn Cottman (Gunnery
Sergeant Aron, (ret.), Ashburn, VA, Jonathan Lester
Coyne, Jessup, and Dr. Alissa Coyne, Elkins Park. He is also
survived by his five great-grandchildren, Kailyn and Ally
Rogers, and Ethan, Jackson, and Katherine Cottman and by his close family, Jacqueline Coyne, Scranton, and Ruth Kozar (Jeff), Centre Hall; sister-in-law Claire Rogers, Eynon.
He was also preceded in death by his daughters, Joan and Judy,
his son-in-law, Marty Coyne, his siblings, Frances Zankowsky,
Tillie Rusalavitch, Collette Carrol, Stella Rogers, Judge Harold
Rogers, Stanley Rogers, and Raymond Rogers.
A blessing service will be celebrated Friday at 11 am in the Arthur A. Albini Funeral Home 1003 Church St., Jessup. Entombment with Military Honors will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Jessup. Friends and family may pay their respects Friday morning from 9 am until service time in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Nadine Cenci Marchegiani Foundation, 919 Martin Dr. Jessup, PA 18434, and/or to the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center 401 Penn Ave. Scranton, PA 18503.