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Christina “Teeny” Rodgers

Birth
Death 12 Feb 1995 (aged 57)
Burial Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot L-910
Memorial ID 101527263 · View Source
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Christina L. Rodgers, 57, of Briarcrest, Hershey, died Sunday in Hershey Medical Center.

She was retired as a nurse recruiter from Hershey Medical Center; was a member of St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, Hershey, Penn State Nittany Lions Club, Notre Dame Fan Club and the Capitol Area Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame; and was a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University School of Nursing, Philadelphia.

Wiedeman Funeral Home, Steelton
Harrisburg Patriot News 13 Feb 1995

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In Sep 1976 she was robbed, shot and raped. She was left alone is the woods for 15 hours until rescued. The gunshot left her paralyzed from the waist down.

She was a nurse recruiter at Hershey Medical Center until 1985 where her deteriorating health forced her to resign. She became an advocate for victims of violent crime and for long-term health care. She testified before congressional commission on comprehensive health care in 1989.

"Woman remembered for tenacity, stance" Harrisburg Patriot News 17 Feb 1995


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 101527263
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christina “Teeny” Rodgers (26 Jan 1938–12 Feb 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101527263, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .