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Paul A. Rodgers

April 1, 1931 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 86)

Paul A. Rodgers, 86, of Steighner Rd., Fenelton, passed away early Thursday morning, March 8, 2018 at his home.


Paul was born in Rattigan on April 1, 1931.  He was the son of the late Charles and Catherine Shields Rodgers.


He attended Butler Area Schools.  Paul was a long time member of St. John Roman Catholic Church in Coylesville and served the church on council and as an usher.


Paul retired from Magnetics in East Butler in 1995.  In his earlier years he enjoyed working on old cars and he always looked forward to the company of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.


Surviving is his wife, Patricia A. Neigh Rodgers, whom he married at St. Wendelin Church on April 7, 1956.  Also surviving are five children, Dennis P. Rodgers and his wife, Deborah, of Fenelton, Richard J. Rodgers and his wife, Mary Ann, of Cincinnati, OH, Michael Timothy Rodgers and his wife, Jody, of Valencia, Linda L. Schrecengost and her husband, Rick, of Dayton, and Carol Ann Rodgers of Fenelton; eight grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, as well as a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.


In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by a great granddaughter, Kiley.  He was the last surviving member of his immediate family and was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.


Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Chicora, 339 Chicora Fenelton Rd., Chicora, from 2 -4 and 7 – 9 p.m. Sunday.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m.  Monday from St. John Roman Catholic Church, 668 Clearfield Road, Fenelton, with the Rev. Matt McClain, church pastor, officiating.  Interment will in the church cemetery.  Military honors by The Chicora, Brady's Bend, and East Brady American Legion Posts will be accorded at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association at or the Multiple Sclerosis Society at  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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