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Dr. Anne Rogers Devereux

July 24, 1928 ~ November 12, 2020 (age 92)


Anne Rogers Devereux of Chevy Chase, MD passed away peacefully on November 12, 2020. Anne Rogers, the daughter of Joseph and Helen Kemp Devereux, spent most of her life in Chevy Chase, Maryland. She attended the School of the Sacred Heart and graduated from Newton College of the Sacred Heart in Massachusetts. She later earned a Doctorate degree in Philosophy from Georgetown University. 

Dr. Devereux was an Executive Assistant to Nelson Rockefeller in the Nixon Administration, working at the White House. She later worked in the U.S. State Department on the Fulbright Scholar Program. 

Anne Rogers is survived by three sisters, Agnes D. Blair, Virginia D. Sparrow and Patricia D. Crowley, as well as many nieces and nephews. She is also survived by Caroline Parrish Davis and Caroline’s children, Caroline, Mikle, James, Susanna, Marilin and Brian. Anne’s brothers, Jack, Joe and Kemp, and her sisters, Helen Egan and Sibyl Devereux, have predeceased her. 

Anne Rogers, known affectionately as “TanTan,” was a lifetime parishioner of the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, and through the parish, established a tutorial program with St. Patrick’s School in Barbados, B.W.I. TanTan loved to entertain and will be greatly missed by her family and many friends. 

A mass and celebration of Anne Rogers’ life will be held at a future date. 

Bolyard Funeral Home and Crematory handled the cremation and honored to serve the Devereux family. Online condolences can be made at


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