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Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan
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  • American Heart Assoc.
    300 5th Ave
    Waltham, MA 02451

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“Tracy:In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Cecilia and Richard Scanlan - MA

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. ”
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Janet M. (Rogers) Milligan passed away suddenly at the Parkland Medical Center in Derry, NH on August 27, 2019. She was only 73 years. Janet was born in Boston on November 1, 1945 to the late Ralph & Florence (Forrest) Rogers. Janet was raised in Dorchester, graduated from Dorchester High School, lived in Melrose, Walpole, Franklin and several other communities in Massachusetts before moving to New Hampshire 2 years ago. Her grandchildren were #1 in her life. She enjoyed Salem,NH Senior Community Center where she lived and would participate in zumba, yoga, and ballet. Janet loved to read, watching movies on Netflix, cooking and doing crossword puzzles. Ms. Milligan also loved going to any beach, anytime and anyplace. Janet was the loving mother of Wallace J. Milligan & his wife, Darleen, Tracey M. Milligan and Scott Milligan. Cherished grandmother of Shanna, Sierra, Wallace, Samantha, Finley & Addison. Caring sister of Jean Kenney, Lois Galvin, David Rogers, Richard Rogers, Barbara Frangie and the late Paul & Kenneth Rogers. Also survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 8:30-9:30AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, 9 Herbert St. Melrose at 10:00AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.