Florence Anita Roggina

August 3, 1947 - October 4, 2011
Florence Anita Roggina


Florence Anita Roggina, 64, of Wilmington, NC, went to be with her heavenly Father on October 4, 2011.

She was born on August 3, 1947 in Manhattan, NY, daughter of the Primo and Cecelia Norcia Roggina. She was preceded in death by one brother, Thomas Roggina of Bronx, NY; beloved pets, Dinky, Peaches and Max.

She was currently employed at the Monkey Junction Wal-Mart. She will be remembered by her love for her family, pets and friends.

She is survived by her two sons, Ricky Roggina (Karen) and Jimmy Jackson, Jr.; two brothers, John Roggina (Jess) and Jim Roggina (Judy); sister-in-law, Gracie; three grandchildren; host of nieces and nephews; last precious pet at her side, Lucy. Thanks to Officer Terry Slawter of the Wilmington Police Department who adopted Lucy.

A memorial service led by Pastor Ken Gourlay will be held at Whispering Pines Baptist Church, 6547 Carolina Beach Rd., Wilmington, NC in memory of our loving Mom, beautiful sister and dear aunt at 11:00 am Wednesday, October 19, 2011.

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  • October 16, 2011
    Dick Boozer says:
    Jim, So sorry to hear about your sisters passing, may she rest in peace in God's hands. I hope you and yours are doing ok in this sad time. Take care and be strong. Dick

  • October 16, 2011
    angie hinson & family says:
    RICKY IM SO SORRY ABOUT YOUR MOM JUST REMEMBER IF YOU OR KAREN NEED ANYTHING WE WILL HELP OUT. I LOVED HER LIKE SHE WAS MY MOM IM GOING TO MISS HER YOU ALL TAKE CARE AND WE LOVE ALL OF YOU GUYS

  • October 17, 2011
    Kay Jackson says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with your Family. I will miss Florence. Glad to have the privilege to call her Sister. Love to you all. Aunt Kay

  • October 17, 2011
    Kay Jackson says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with your Family. I will miss Florence. Glad to have the privilege to call her Sister. Love to you all. Aunt Kay