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Joan Rogers, Fred Rogers’ widow, has died at the age of 92

Joan Rogers, Fred Rogers’ widow, has passed away at the age of 92. David Newell, who played Mr. McFeely in “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” confirmed that she died on Thursday. Newell said she was hospitalized for several days. Joanne has been carrying on the legacy of her late husband in Pittsburgh since his death in 2003. In December 2018, Action News 4 presenter Kelly Sasso sat down with Joan Rogers to discuss the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Interview with Mrs. Rogers by clicking on the video player above. Read the statement from Fred Rogers Productions on Twitter below: Read the statement from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Beduto below: “Through her grace, humor and realistic demeanor, Joan Rogers embodied what we love Pittsburgh. As a partner to Fred Rogers for half a century, she helped defend his business. Good for a global audience, and remained committed to his vision and to this city after his death. ”She was always there when we needed her. I and countless others, from all walks of life, were humbled to call her a friend. ”Read the statement from Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolfe on Twitter below:“ Heartbroken for the loss of Joanne Rogers, one of our favorite neighbors. ”Joan and Fred were from Treasures of Pennsylvania committed to improving our communities and the lives of our children. “We will never forget their legacy of kindness.”

Joanne Rogers, Fred Rogers’ widow, has died at the age of 92.

David Newell, who played Mr. McFeely in “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” confirmed that she passed away on Thursday.

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Newell said she was hospitalized for several days.

Joanne has been carrying the legacy of her late husband in Pittsburgh since his death in 2003.

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In December 2018, Action News 4 presenter Kelly Sasso met in Pittsburgh with Joan Rogers to discuss the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Watch Kelly’s interview with Mrs. Rogers by clicking on the video player above.

Read the statement from Fred Rogers Productions on Twitter below:

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Read the statement from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Bedotto below:

“Through her grace, sense of humor and realistic demeanor, Joan Rogers embodied what we love in Pittsburgh. As a partner of Fred Rogers for half a century, she helped defend his good deeds to a global audience, and has remained committed to his vision and to this city after his death.

“She was always there when we needed her. I and countless others, from all walks of life, felt the humility of calling her a girlfriend.”

Read the statement from Penn State Tom Wolfe on Twitter below:

Heartbroken to see the loss of Joan Rogers, one of our favorite neighbors.

“Joanne and Farid have been a Pennsylvania treasure committed to improving our communities and the lives of our children.

“We will never forget their gentle legacy.”


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