Caroline L. Rogan, 94, of Sharon, Pennsylvania, passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, at the home of her son in Falls Church, Virginia, after a brief period of declining health, with her son, Daniel and her loyal canine companions at her side.
Born May 16, 1924, in Farrell, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Margaret (Mueller) Lauderman.
She married Paul L. Rogan on October 31, 1942, in St. Elizabeth’s Church in Farrell, he preceded her in death on July 6, 1994.
Caroline was a member of the Farrell High School Class of 1942 and worked for Montgomery Ward in Sharon, where she met her husband. During World War II, she worked at the former Sharon Westinghouse in the blueprint office, before starting her family.
She was a member of St Joseph’s Church, Sharon, where she was a proud founding member of the Widows Group.
She looked forward to her many outings with her dear friends, known as the “Saturday Night Trio” and enjoyed her restaurant excursions and spending time with her beloved dogs.
She is survived by two sons, Timothy and his wife, Twila, of Frederick, Maryland and Daniel of Falls Church, Virginia; four granddaughters, Roseanne, Irene, Nancy and Carol; three great-grandchildren, Rogan, Xavier, Eleanor and her two loyal companions, Wally and Winnie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Stepanchak and her brother, Charles Lauderman.
A Mass of Christian burial will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in the St. Rose Cemetery Chapel, at 11:00 a.m., with Father Thomas Whitman, officiating.
Burial will follow in St. Rose Cemetery.
The family wishes to thank her home caregivers from Pinnacle Health Care, Cecilia, Vanessa and Abby, for their support and caring.
Memorials may be made in Caroline’s name to Animal Appeal, P.O. Box 197, Sharpsville, Pennsylvania or The Dogtired Ranch Small Dog Rescue, 122 Dogtired Lane, Mena, AR 71953.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, LLC and online condolences can be offered by visiting stevensonfuneralhome.net.