Leah A. Rogers

Birth Date: 
Wednesday, January 24, 1934
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, December 20, 2017

WOOSTER – Leah A. Rogers, 83, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster.

She was born January 24, 1934 in Wayne County, the daughter of Glenn D. and Nora Snurr Robert.  Her husband, John R. Rogers, preceded her in death on November 17, 2003.

She worked as a secretary for over 45 years at Timken Roller Bearing Co. in Wooster retiring in 2000.  Leah was a member of St. Peters United Church of Christ in Apple Creek.  Leah enjoyed quilting and sewing and had won several awards for her quilts at the Wayne Co. Fair.

Surviving are her step-children, Tamara Rogers of Kentucky, Ginger (Steve) Boss and Roxanne Madigan both of Wooster; 4 step-grandchildren and 7 step-great-grandchildren; siblings, Edna Merriman of Dalton, Esther Lucas of Uniontown, Glenn S. (Lynn) Robert of Canton, Martha (Bill) Weekley and Glenda Farver both of Wooster, Shirley (Richard) Gillies of Los Fresnos, Texas and a brother-in-law, Harry Wentland of Strongsville.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Viola Wentland and a brother, David Robert.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. service on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with the Rev’s Stephen Broache and Jacquelyn McMillen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Apple Creek Cemetery.

Those who wish may make memorial contributions to St. Peters United Church of Christ, 68 W. Main St., Apple Creek, OH 44606.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions: 

St. Peters United Church of Christ, 68 W. Main St., Apple Creek, OH 44606


Saturday, December 23, 2017 from 10-11:00 A.M. at the funeral home


Saturday, December 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home


I am so saddened to learn or your loss. May you in a small way be comforted in knowing others are with you in thought & prayer.

Edna,Shirley and family,
So sorry to read about Leah's death. What a beautiful woman she was! Prayers for you all, and a special thanks for the welcome you showed my family throughout the years we lived next to your mom/dad.

Dear family so sorry to get this news,Please know you have our prayers.Love to all.

We want to send our sympathy and love to all the Roberts Family on the passing of a wonderful, sweet Leah. We are sorry we can't be with you tomorrow as our youngest son and family will be here at that time from Grove City, OH. Our prayers are with all of you. Willie and Leota

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