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Deborah Ann (Rogers) Rodrigues

July 7, 2022



NEW BEDFORD-Deborah Ann (Rogers) Rodrigues, 56, of New Bedford passed away unexpectedly Thursday, July 7, 2022 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.  She was the loving wife of nearly 21 years to Manuel Rodrigues.

Born in Providence, RI, daughter of Deborah M. (Johnson) Barbosa  of Fall River and the late Manuel M. Rogers, she grew up in Attleboro where she graduated from Attleboro High School and settled in New Bedford when she was 18 years old.  She had attended the Church of the New Beginning in New Bedford.

“Miss Debbie” as she was known by the neighborhood kids loved children and lending a helping hand to anyone who needed one. She loved riding on her Harley Davidson and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband Manny;  her mother, Deborah M. Barbosa;  her children, Ashlynne Rogers and her fiancé Andrew Pereira of Dartmouth and Brian Houghton of New Bedford;  her grandchildren, Hunter and Autumn Pereira;  her mother in law, Ludovina Rodrigues of New Bedford;  four sisters, Christine Oliveira and her husband Fernand, Valerie Burdick and her husband Scott and Kimberley Rogers and her fiancé Carlos Santos all of Fall River and Gwendolyn Henley and her husband Daniel of Upton;  a brother, Manuel Rogers, Jr. of Taunton;  and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial gathering will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 4-7 pm, with prayers and remembrances at 6pm, in the Donaghy New Day Cremation and Funeral Care, 465 County St., New Bedford.  For memorial register or facility directions please visit, www.hathawayfunerals.com. 

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Memorial Gathering
July 20, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Donaghy New Day Funeral and Cremation Care
465 County Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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