2009-01-09 / Obits

Anita T. Roger

Homemaker/Shopkeeper

Anita Roger, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 29, 2008.

Roger was born in Brooklyn on August 21, 1929. She moved to Belle Harbor in 1968 with her husband and children. After her husband's death she took over the daily operations of the family business, Party Time Confections. In retirement, she spent most of her time gardening with her family. She was a lifetime member of the Rockaway Park Chapter of Hadassah, the Sisterhood of Ohab Zedek and Temple Beth-El, and the Rockaway Garden Club.

Roger was preceded in death by her husband, Nolan.

She is survived by her children, Stephanie and Nelson Roger and Alyssa Roger Peyser; and six grandchildren.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the IJ Funeral Home in Brooklyn. Interment was at Baron Hirsh Cemetery in Staten Island.

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