Eleanor R. Rodgers

October 26, 1926 ~ July 1, 2018 (age 91)

Eleanor R Rodgers, 91 of Aurora Colorado previously of Butler for 86 years died Sunday July 1, 2018 at Harvard Square, Memory Care Unit in Aurora Colorado.

Born October 26, 1926 in Butler, she was the daughter of the late Anthony and Angeline (DeFoggi) DiTullio. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard “Dick” in 2008, to whom she was married for 60 years.

She was a homemaker and occasionally sold Avon and Stanley Home Products.

She was a member of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church in Butler for 64 years. She was active for years in the Knights of Columbus, the Order of Alhambra and was part of the Alhambra Clown Group. She had been a volunteer for the Butler Veterans Affair Medical Center for years.

She lived part of each year in Aurora Colorado from 1985 until 2004 and moved there permanently in 2013. She loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed bingo and playing cards. She was a very loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to all.

Surviving are three sons, Richard (Mary Ellen) of Butler and Denver, David (Martha) of Aurora Colorado, Carmen (Susan) of Denver Colorado, and a daughter Mary (Dick) Moore of Aurora Colorado. 10 Grandchildren, Richie and Kelly of Rich and Mary Ellen, Katherine (Ricky) of David and Martha, Daniel, Dorothy (David), David (April), Joshua (Lauren) and Gabrielle (Gui) of Carmen. Brandi and Jamie of Mary and Dick. 9 great grandchildren, Lily, Willow, Christopher, Joseph, Wilder, Ethan, Alexander of Carmen, Dominick and Riley of Mary and Dick and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, five sisters and one grandchild.

Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Sunday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, 128 North McKean Street, Butler. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Butler.

St. Paul's Catholic Women and Christian Mothers will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Church to recite the Rosary.

Memorial donations can be made online at or mailed to Divine Mercy Supportive Care, 303 South Broadway, Suite #220, Denver, CO 80209. Please make checks payable to The Catholic Foundation.


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