Betty Jane Rogerson

March 08, 1924 ‒ July 27, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Betty Jane (nee Sullivan) Rogerson, age 96 of Marion, passed away Monday, July 27, 2020 at the Kingston Residence of Marion.

Betty was born March 8, 1924 in Greenville, PA, the daughter of Jerry L. and Edna (Benninghoff) Sullivan. She graduated from Greenville High School and then went on to attend and graduate from Thiel College.

On August 13, 1952 Betty was united in marriage to Michael A. Rogerson. The couple moved to Marion in 1973 where Michael worked for Ohio Edison.

Betty was an avid golfer, playing countless rounds at the Marion Country Club. She also enjoyed bowling, being active with the Artisans Guild, serving as a volunteer at Med Center Hospital in the gift shop and was a faithful member of Trinity Baptist Church. Betty and Michael traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Ireland and Asia. They enjoyed wintering in Venice, Florida with dear friends, Don and Peggy Hall.

Betty is survived by nieces: Sandra (Hans) Plickert and Julie Carder; great niece, Karen Plickert and great-nephews: Erick Plickert, Rob (Valentina) Carder and Greg (Mikayla) Carder.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband of nearly 58 years, Michael A. Rogerson.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at St. Mary’s Cemetery at 11AM with Fr. Thomas Buffer and Erick Plickert officiating. Family and friends may join through the Snyder Funeral Home Facebook page at

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marion Community Foundation, 504 South State Street, Marion, OH 43302 (or online at, to support the Mike & Betty Rogerson’s Charitable Fund.

The Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel is honored to be serving the Rogerson family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting

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