Mercedes Victoria Rodgers, 86, died at the home of her son in the Goldbond Community where she had come to live on December 28, 2009, Monday evening. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 2, 1923 she was a daughter of the late John and Mercedes Yelling Rodgers. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Ray and leaves to cherish her memory her son and daughter-in-law John F. Ray and Evelyn J. Self of Goldbond a granddaughter, a grandson and a great-granddaughter. Funeral services are private following cremation. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.