Irene Filochowski Rogers, age 100, passed away peacefully at her home on April 7, 2018. She was the wife of the late Vincent A. Rogers who died in 1978. Irene was born in Branford, the daughter of Ludwik and Helen Archacka Filochowski. She was a lifetime and faithful communicant of St. Mary Church in Branford. A loving and devoted mother, Irene is survived by two daughters, Barbara Rogers Stewart and cherished son-in-law John Stewart of Trinity, Florida, and Carol Rogers Beauton and devoted son-in-law Gerald J. Beauton, Jr. of Branford. She enjoyed many special occasions with her grandchildren, David John Stewart (Taryn), James Michael Stewart (Robyn) of Florida, Gerald Rogers Beauton (Louise), and Sandra Beauton Ciarleglio of Connecticut. Also surviving are her most precious great-grandchildren, Ethan, Joseph, Mathew, Andrew and Jacquelyn, who filled her later years with joy and laughter. Irene also leaves a very special niece, Valerie Shanoff. In addition to her husband, Vincent, she was predeceased by her sisters, Wanda F. Plant and Helen Filochowski.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at St. Mary Church, Branford. Interment will follow in St. Agnes Cemetery, Branford. There will be no calling hours. In lieu of flowers and should anyone wish, donations may be made to the Branford Education Foundation or St. Mary Church, Branford. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral Home, 244 North Main St. Branford is in care of arrangements.
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