Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Saturday, April 21, 2018

TORRINGTON – Deacon Joseph Kevin Rogers, 91, of Torrington, died on Nov. 25, 2010, at Litchfield Woods.

He was born on June 18, 1919, in Torrington, and was a lifelong Torrington resident. He was employed by the W.W. Mertz Co.

He was ordained to the permanent diaconate on June 27, 1976, by Bishop John Hackett and served the community of St. Peter Parish after his ordination.

Bishop Peter A. Rosazza celebrated a Mass of Christian Burial Nov. 29 at St. Peter Church. Burial in New St. Francis Cemetery followed.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis/St. Peter School, 360 Prospect St., Torrington, CT 06790.