HAMDEN – Barbara (Bonnie) Rogan-Badger, age 68, of Hamden, passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020, in the ICU at Smilow Cancer Hospital, following several months of deteriorating health.
Bonnie was born in Philadelphia, on October 19, 1951, to Edward and Doris. She was raised in Cheshire and resided in the Westville section of New Haven. She was married to Ernest Badger (deceased). Barbara earned her BA degree in Vocational Rehabilitation and worked for Goodwill Industries, New Haven; Sister Kenney Foundation in Minneapolis, Minn.; and in Bridgeport, Conn., ultimately attaining the role of Director of Isaiah House and founding Director of Mary Magdalen House, until she retired early for health reasons.
She was the oldest of seven siblings: Donna Darcy (Len), Joan Burns (Mike), Raymond, Edward, Denes, and Stephen.
Funeral Services will be held at a later date due to the pandemic. The family requests that donations be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children, www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.