Patrick F. Hogan

Obituary
  • "Rest in peace friend. Pat and I have been close friends for..."
    - Bill Nicol

LAKE PLACID, Fla. - Patrick F. Hogan, 84, passed away peacefully on Nov. 17, 2018, in his home.

Born April 30, 1934, in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of Walter and Pearl R. Dougherty Hogan.

Patrick graduated from SUNY Fredonia College of Education, in 1955, and first worked in New York state as a teacher and principal. He then moved to Harper's Ferry, W.V., and was a worker for the Department of Education in Washington, D.C. He established education programs for students of migrant families, as well as found and trained teachers for the program.

After his retirement, he moved to Florida, where he was a former chairman of the Democratic Party in Highland County, as well as having been active on the state Democratic Party level.

He served for a time in the U.S. Army prior to starting his career.

He was a devout Catholic, and was a member of the former St. Patrick's Church, in Limestone, N.Y., as well as a current member of St. James Catholic Church, in Lake Placid.

Surviving are a brother, John (Marilyn) Hogan of Allegany, N.Y.; a sister-in-law, Marla Hogan of Ft. Lauderdale; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by two brothers, Daniel Hogan in infancy and Charles Dennis Hogan; a sister, Colleen Hogan Sheahan; a nephew, Daniel Sheahan; and a niece, Maureen Sheahan.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial mass to be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 13, 2018) in St. Bonaventure Church in Allegany. Rev. James Vacco, OFM, pastor, will be the celebrant. Inurnment will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Limestone.

A celebration of life gathering will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 15, 2018) in Lake Placid.

Local arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean.
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Published in The Olean Times Herald on Dec. 7, 2018
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