Dolores D. Rodgers, 72, of Aston, a retired director of counseling and career services at Neumann College, died of lung disease Sunday at Riddle Memorial Hospital.
Ms. Rodgers graduated from Chester High School and earned a bachelor's degree from what is now West Chester University, where she majored in French and mathematics.
She taught math at Springfield High School in Delaware County and Sun Valley High School in Aston. She also tutored French at the schools and privately.
After earning a master's degree in counseling from Temple University in 1968, Ms. Rodgers joined the Neumann staff in Aston. She retired in 1997.
For several years she was a counselor and couples mediator for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and was a volunteer for hospice services in Delaware County.
"She was a great listener," her son Mark Much said. She was devoted to her grandchildren, taking them to amusement parks, for vacations down the Shore, and on a cruise, her son said. She loved going to the beach, cooking Italian dishes, and entertaining family and friends, he said.
Ms. Rodgers is also survived by sons Mandell J. Much Jr. and Barry Much; a brother; a sister; nine grandchildren; and her former husband, Mandell J. Much.
A Funeral Mass will be said at 11 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph Church, 3255 Concord Rd., Aston, where friends may call after 10. Inurnment will be in Immaculate Heart Cemetery, Linwood.