The newest edition of our Lions: In Focus newsletter has been published:
Sharing sad news, fellow Lions… Lion Al Rogers passed away yesterday evening. Please keep his family in your prayers during this difficult time.
Alan J. Rogers, Sr., 87 of Massillon, passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018. He was born on April 13, 1931 in McDonaldsville, Ohio and was the son of Jess and Helen Rogers. They preceded him in death.
Al retired from Fleming Foods where he was an accountant after 37.5 years. He was a very active member of the community, volunteering his time and leadership with the Massillon Lion’s Club (past president), the various Masonic bodies and the Massillon Tiger Booster Club (past president).
Big Al was an avid golfer, loved the Tigers, the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Indians.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Bruce Rogers and two sisters.
He is survived by his loving wife, June (Caldwell) Rogers, with whom he would have celebrated 62 years of marriage on May 19th, his son, Alan J. (Tammy) Rogers, Jr., his daughter, Lynne Rogers, his grandchildren, Christina (James) Rogers-Cook, Melissa (Jason) Grup, Lindsay (Jason) Dillon, Lauren (fiancé Ray Gill) Thomas, Brianna (Raymond) Latiano and Alyssa Rogers, 9 great grandchildren and his sister Ruthie Chapman.
In keeping with Al’s wishes, private graveside services were held for the family. There were no calling hours.
Memorials may be made in Al’s name to either the Boys and Girls Club of Massillon or the Massillon Lion’s Club.
Graduating seniors at Massillon’s Washington High School with a 3.0 GPA or higher are invited to apply for the 2017-18 Massillon Lions Club scholarship. Details are on the application linked below!
The deadline is fast approaching: March 20, 2018!
Show practices are underway upstairs at the Lions Lincoln Theatre! Tickets are now available from any Massillon Lions Club member!
Monday, November 6, 2017
Lions Club November Board Meeting
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Volunteer Recognition Dinner
(Stuffed pepper, red skin potatoes, corn, tossed salad)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
(Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw)
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Program: Cammie Gattuso
Sausage & peppers, au gratin potatoes, glazed carrots, apple sauce
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Turkey Tetrazzini, noodles, peas, chocolate cake
Monday, December 4, 2017
Lions Club December Board Meeting
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
6:15 p.m. Business Meeting
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Lions Club Family Christmas Party