Patrick Rogers

March 17, 1937 - April 11, 2019

Patrick was born in Stockton on March 17, 1937. He passed away on April 11, 2019. Following graduation from Tracy High School, he was employed by the H. J. Heinz Company. After working at the Tracy factory for many years, he was assigned to the Heinz facilities in New Jersey and Ohio before returning to California. Patrick retired as West Coast Factories Manager after a 43 year career with Heinz. Post-retirement Patrick was employed by the San Joaquin County Office of Education where he worked on "The Partnership for Tomorrow -- School to Career" project for four years. Later he returned to work as Business Manager for Stockton Civic Theater. Patrick was Past President of the Greater Tracy Chamber of Commerce. He served as a member of several community organizations including Sutter-Tracy Auxiliary Board and the San Joaquin Business Council. He was co-founder of the Tracy Industry Education Partnership which worked with Tracy area high school students and area businesses to encourage career exploration between students and businesses. He was a member of Presentation Church, an altar server, and a member of the Knights of Columbus. Patrick is survived by his beloved wife and closest friend Coraleta (Feary) of 36 years. A brother Clarence (Clancy) Rogers of Valley Springs. Four children: Karen Rogers; Steven Rogers ; Brian Rogers (wife Tisha) and their children Colby Rogers and Mallory Rogers; and Anthony Franks (wife Christina) and their four children Andrew Franks, Gregory Franks, Brittney Franks, and Lauren Franks.

There will be a Church Mass on Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 at 10:00a.m. at The Church of Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, located at 6715 Leesburg Place, Stockton CA, 95207.

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