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Marilyn Lorraine “Lynn” Rogash


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Marilyn Lorraine “Lynn” Rogash, of Plymouth, Massachusetts (formerly of Easton, Massachusetts) died surrounded by her family after a brief illness Saturday, May 20, 2017. She was 90. She was born September 5, 1926, in Watertown, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late James and Mary (Mucci) DeQuattro. She was a 1944 graduate of Norwood High School and later attended Bentley College to study accounting and bookkeeping. Over the years, she was employed as a bookkeeper by the Cottage Street Garage in Brockton, Massachusetts, by the Barnes and Noble bookstore at Massasoit Community College in Brockton, Massachusetts, and by the Stonehill College bookstore in Easton, Massachusetts. She obtained her real estate license and became a practicing real estate agent in the southeastern Massachusetts area in the 1980s. Lynn had a beautiful singing voice that reflected her spirit. As a teenager, she was invited to perform on the nationally syndicate radio show “Major Bowes and the Original Amateur Hour,” the “America’s Got Talent” of its day. As an adult, she sang in the “Rainbow” and in the “Classic Sound” chapters of the Sweet Adelines, both of Massachusetts. During the winter months of the 1990’s and 2000’s, she also sang with the “Enchanters” in Roswell, New Mexico, her winter home. She was often the lead vocalist. A talented photographer, she was a member of the Brockton Camera Club of Brockton, Massachusetts and won numerous club awards for her outstanding photography, especially for nature, wildlife and scenic views. Lynn had a loving, caring and vibrant personality and volunteered for many causes including the Brockton Art Center and the Plymouth Methodist Church. She was selected Volunteer of the Year for the Plymouth Council of Aging. Lynn was also a loyal Red Sox fan for over 70 years and attended numerous Red Sox games. Over the years, her favorite players included Ted Williams, Dom DiMaggio, Carl Yastrzemski, Tony Conigliaro, and Mookie Betts. Lynn is survived by her husband of 65 years Alfred Rogash; her son Joseph Rogash and his wife Charlotte, her son James Rogash and his wife Gail Oskin, her son David Rogash and his wife Cheryl Sanders; and her granddaughters Lindsay (Rogash) Bird and Lisa Rogash. She is also survived by her goddaughter and niece Nancy Brooks, her niece Dawna Brooks, and her nephew Wyman Brooks. Memorial service will be on Thursday, May 25 at 11 a.m. at the Plymouth United Methodist Church, 29 Carver Road Plymouth. Cremation in Vine Hills Crematory. Memorial donations in her name may be made to the American Lung Association National Direct Response Headquarters 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016-9316