WEST HARTFORD — As per her wishes, there will be no services for Ann Stephany Rogenski, 64, who passed away June 26 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.
She was born July 24, 1949, at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon, a daughter of John and Marion Rogenski.
Ann was raised in Wilder and graduated from Hartford High School before beginning her 30-year career with the telephone company. She began working as an operator at New England Telephone and Telegraph in White River Jct. in the late 1960’s where she worked for many years prior to transferring to Miami, Florida and then Manchester, New Hampshire retiring from Verizon in the late 1990’s. After her retirement, she returned to the Upper Valley where she has lived since.
Ann enjoyed the company of her cats, quilting, watching old movies and researching her family’s genealogy.
She is survived by one sister, Conni Campbell of Quechee; one niece, Trista Campbell of Columbus, Ohio; her longtime companion, Jim Sanders; as well as many cousins, high school friends and fellow telephone operators with whom she kept in touch.
She was predeceased by her parents.
In light of her lifelong passion for reading, contributions in Ann’s memory may be made to the Friends of West Hartford Library, PO Box 3, West Hartford, VT 05084, or the Hooksett Public Library, 31 Mount Saint Mary’s Way, Hooksett, NH 03106.
Condolences may be expressed to Ann’s family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com.
This obituary first appeared in the July 3, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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