PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WJW) — Joanne Rogers, who is the widow of television host Fred Rogers, has passed away at 92 years old.
Fred Rogers Productions and the McFeely-Rogers Foundation confirmed the news to KDKA.
Joanne and Fred were married for 50 years. During that time he was the host of the popular children’s show Mister Roger’s Neighborhood. In 2003, he died from stomach cancer.
The news outlet said she continued his legacy of promoting kindness and understanding after his death.