GLOUCESTER - Jean Hogge, 88, died peacefully at the Gloucester House on October 2. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin R. Hogge, Jr., her father Benjamin Thornton, her mother, Ruth Whittington, and her brother, Ben Thornton, Jr. Jean was raised in Baltimore and enjoyed spending summers with relatives in Gloucester County. She eventually met her husband made her home in Gloucester Point. Jean enjoyed traveling, reading, and floral arranging. She was a volunteer at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital and was a member of Singleton United Methodist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Roberta H. James and her husband, Andy, her son Keith T. Hogge and his wife Dina, her grandchildren, Jeff James and his wife, Jen, Haley J. Poulson and her husband, Chris, and Joshua C. James. She is also survived by five great grandchildren Emili, Ashlen, Charlie, Ella, and Brady and two step- great grandchildren, Taylor and Whitney. The family wishes to thank the Gloucester House staff for their kindness and compassion over the last year. Special thanks also to the Riverside Walter Reed Hospice team who lovingly cared for Jean in her final days. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 4, at Andrews Funeral Home from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Funeral services will be private. In memory of Jean, please send donations to the Singleton United Methodist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 27, Schley, Virginia 23154. .
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Published in Daily Press from Oct. 3 to Oct. 6, 2013