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Carol Ann Rogers

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March 20, 1964 - November 28, 2018
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Topsham – Carol Ann Rogers, age 54, of Adams Landing Road passed away Wednesday November 28, 2018 following a short battle with cholangiocarcinoma. She was born in the Bavarian city of Augsburg, Germany on March 20, 1964 to Ingrid and SFC John J. Lewis, USA/Ret. She graduated from General H.H. Arnold High School in Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany in 1981 and later earned an associate’s degree from the University of Maryland – University College in 2004.

Carol served in the U.S. Navy on board the USS SHENANDOAH from 1987-90 where she met Robert whom she married on December 20, 1990. Carol was honorably discharged in 1990 as a Photographers Mate Third Class Petty Officer. Her post-service career was highlighted by her work in the Executive and International Medicine Department at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida and as the Executive Assistant at U.S. Naval Hospital Keflavik, Iceland earning her the Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Medal In 2005, Carol and Robert transferred to NAS Brunswick. Upon arriving in Maine, she worked in the Bowdoin College admissions office from 2005-09. She then began working at the Maine VA Medical Center as a Health Systems Specialist / Administrative Assistant directly supporting the Center Director. Carol excelled in organization and attention to detail.  She has been an inspiration to her colleagues and supervisors. She is remembered for her contagious work ethic and her willingness to go above and beyond; leaving a legacy of positive change wherever she has worked.

Carol loved spending time with Robert, daughters Lisa and Sara, and dogs Zoe and Stella. Though "from away,” Carol felt at home in Maine. She enjoyed watching her girls compete on the Mt. Ararat athletic fields and grow into productive, independent women. Carol and Robert enjoyed many memorable meals at their favorite restaurants and taking Stella for beer at the Flight Deck Brewery. A gracious host, she enjoyed mixing specialty cocktails and cooking for friends and family.

Surviving are husband Robert O. Rogers, USN/Ret, of Topsham, daughters Lisa M. Rogers, M.Ed., and her fiancé William W. Greenwood, Ph.D., of Sunnyvale, Ca., 1LT Sara A. Dunn, USA, and her husband CPT Dale M. Dunn, USA, of Fort Lewis, Wa., mother Ingrid Lewis of Ockenheim, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, brother John Lewis of Germany, and sister Manuela Baratto, and her husband Carlo Baratto of Curino, Piedmont, Italy, cousins Mary Ann Delguidice of Warwick, RI, and Kathy Phelan of Dudley, Ma., and her beloved puppy Stella of Topsham, Me.

A visiting hour will be held on Saturday, December 8th from 10-11 AM at Stetsons Funeral Home, 12 Federal St., Brunswick, Me. A funeral service will follow at 11 AM at the funeral home with Chaplain Jacob George presiding. Carol will be inurned at the Maine State Veterans Memorial Cemetery Mt. Vernon Road in August of 2019 with honors. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation in Carol’s name to the VA Maine Hospice Unit c/o Voluntary Services at 1 VA Center, Augusta, ME 04330. Memorial condolences may be expressed and a life tribute may be viewed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com