March 28, 1956 - May 30, 2021
Donovan J. Rogers, 65, of River St. Chateaugay, died Sunday, May 30, 2021 at his home. Born on March 28, 1956 in Malone, NY, he was the son of Warren and N. Colleen (Quinlin) Rogers. They predeceased him. Donovan was married to Diane Ward on October 31, 2006 in Chateaugay, NY by Marie Cook. At the age of 9, he began his farming career on the Rogers Family Farm (Agri-Mark) in Chateaugay until he retired in 2015. Donovan had a passion for gardening, taking special pride in his garlic. He enjoyed spending time on his land on the Chateaugay river. He loved spending time with his grandchildren who held a special place in his heart. He enjoyed wrestling and attending tractor pulls. He was an avid music enthusiast, enjoying listening to both old and new music, especially Uriah Heap as well as attending concerts. Donovan loved life and always said “No one ever says they wish they had worked more.” He had the biggest heart and helped anyone and everyone he could. He had many lifetime friends that he enjoyed spending time with. Donovan is survived by his loving wife, Diane; a daughter, Keisha of Star Lake, NY; two grandchildren, Nevaeh and Duthan Draven of Starlake, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Wayne Woodward of Casper, WY; a cousin, Phyllis, LeMay of Chateaugay; nieces and nephews, Chris, Kathleen and Michael Woodward, Kari Kozak; as well as great nieces and nephews, Paige, Madelyn, Raelynn, Brooklyn and Owen. Calling hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick’s Church, Chateaugay. Burial will be held in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chateaugay. In honor of Donovan, the family askes that everyone wear tie dye or bright colors.
Donovan J. Rogers, 65, of River St. Chateaugay, died Sunday, May 30, 2021 at his home. Born on March 28, 1956 in Malone, NY, he was the son of Warren and N. Colleen (Quinlin) Rogers. They predeceased him. Donovan was married to Diane Ward on... View Obituary & Service Information
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