Elaine Claire Rogers passed away on April 3, 2017 in Santa Rosa. She was born on November 30, 1937 in Niles, California to Thomas and Margaret Souza. Elaine married for 60 years to the love of her life, her beloved husband, Warren. They would go fishing and camping together. She enjoyed reading, entertaining people, and getting together with family and friends. She mostly just loved people. Elaine was a second mom to many of the children that came into her life. She was very fun loving, cheery, and all around sweet person. Elaine was an adoring and loving wife and mother. She truly will be missed.
Elaine was survived by her husband, Warren; daughter, Kathy Moriarty (Mike); daughter, Kelly Toney (Jeff); brother, Ken Souza; grandson, Brandon Toney; granddaughter, Briana Toney; and niece, Gina Palmyra.
A celebration of life in Elaine’s honor will be held on Friday, May 5th from 1:30-4:00 p.m. located at Brookwood Park; 7000 Montecito Boulevard in Santa Rosa. In lieu of flowers, family requested in honor of Elaine that donations be made to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital or Redwood Empire Food Bank.