SCARBOROUGH - Russell Edward Rogers, 52, lost his battle with cancer on Saturday March 31, 2012. He was in his home surrounded by all the people who loved him most. He was born in Portland on December 27, 1959 a son of Frank Russell and Barbara Mae Witham Rogers. After graduating from Greely High School in 1978, Russ joined the Unites States Marine Corps and proudly served for 12 years. In 1979 Russ married his high school sweetheart Cynthia Lynn Larrabee. Russ's military assignments included Cherry Point, NC; Camp Lejeune, NC; MCAS El Toro and Japan. Russ worked at Pape Chevrolet as a sales associate for the last 8 years. Russ was an amazing man. He was a loving husband to his wife Cindy. Russell was a hero to his 3 children, Amanda, Samantha and Jacob and the best Grampie that his grand-daughter Hope, could ask for. He was a loving son and wonderful brother to #1, #2, #3, #5, #6 #7. He was a loyal friend to many. Russ had a way with words. He always knew how to make you laugh. He made a lasting impression in this world and will be greatly missed. Russ's interests included collecting coins, riding motorcycles, working on Olds 442's, antiquing with his best-friend Harley, hunting and fishing, Saturdays with his grand-daughter Hope and most importantly spending time with his family and friends. He is predeceased by his mother Barbara Rogers. Survivors include his beloved wife Cindy of Scarborough; his two daughters, Amanda R. Rogers of Scarborough, Samantha N. Cleaves and her husband Matthew of South Portland; a son, Jacob Rogers of Scarborough; his father Frank of Cumberland; four sisters, Cande Frizzell and her husband Henry of Standish, Cinde Tilton of Saco, Jodie Parrish and her husband Charlie of Milton, VT, Vickie Darling and her husband Adam of Vallejo, CA; two brothers, Timothy Rogers and his wife Virginia of Gray, Brad Rogers and his wife Elizabeth of North Yarmouth; a granddaughter, Hope A. Cleaves of South Portland; 15 nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. An 11:00 a.m. funeral service will be held Wednesday at the North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth, ME 04097. Rev. Martha Spong will officiate. Military rites will follow the service at the church. Those desiring may make donations to: D.A.V. (Disable American Veterans) Attn: Gift Processing, P.O. 14301, Cincinnati, OH 04250-0301 Online condolences may be expressed below.