Marilyn Giedemann Rogers, “Mama Mia”, age 57, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 2, 2016, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
She was born on February 18, 1958 in Woodbury, New Jersey.
Marilyn worked for many years as a hairdresser but most recently at New Hanover Regional Medical Center as a caregiver in the infant children’s ward.
Marilyn is survived by her mother Loretta Marie Dobrowolsky of Las Vegas, NV; son Theodore “Teddy” Giedemann of Wilmington, NC; brothers Marty Giedemann of Franklinville, NJ, Richard Giedemann of Las Vegas, NV, Steve Giedemann of Tucson, AZ, Duane Rogers of Pennsauken, PA, Bion Rogers of Mount Royal, NJ, sister Dawn Norton of Marshville, WI and Sharon Askin a dear friend and caregiver to Marilyn; also her furbabies “Cupcake” and “Bulldog”
She was preceded in death by her husband William Martin Rogers, Jr. and her father Martin Francis Giedemann, Jr.
Marilyn was also awaiting the birth of her first granddaughter Stella.
A service to celebrate Marilyn’s life will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Wrightsboro United Methodist Church, 3300 N Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28405. Reverend David Hollowell and Reverend Lynn Wall officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. A reception will follow in the fellowship hall.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Marilyn to Dosher Memorial Hospital Wound Care Center 924 N. Howe Street Southport, NC 28462 or a charity of one’s choice.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099.