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

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

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

David Newell, who played Mr. McFeely in “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” confirmed her death on Thursday.


Joan Rogers, the widow of Fred Rogers, has passed away at the age of 92. David Newell, who played Mr. McFeely in “Mister Rogers’s Neighborhood”, confirmed that she had passed away on Thursday. Newell said she was hospitalized for several days. Joanne has been continuing her late husband’s legacy 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 Wouldn’t You Be My Neighbor? Interview with Mrs. Rogers by clicking on the video player above. Read the statement from Fred Rogers Productions below:

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.

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.

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 below:

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Joan and Fred Rogers

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