John Rogan of Archbald died Friday at Abington Manor, Clarks Summit. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Josephine Violanti Rogan, of Archbald.
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Born in Olyphant, son of the late Frank J. and Margaret Welsh Rogan, John was a graduate of St. Patrick's High School in Olyphant and a retired employee of Broan Manufacturing. He was a social member of American Legion Post 328 in Archbald.
John loved being in the company of his family and friends. He was passionate about hunting, fishing with his buddies and being outdoors.
He is also survived by his son, John J. Rogan Jr., Ithaca, N.Y.; sister, Beverly Troiano, North Carolina; two aunts, Florita Caines, Olyphant; and Lucy Carlesimo, Brownsville, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret Austin and Mary Jane Mantione; and a brother, Frank Rogan.
The funeral will be Monday at noon in the Harrison Funeral Home, 374 Main St., Archbald. Cremation will be at Maple Hill at Salem Crematory in Archbald.
Friends may call Monday from 11 to noon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, South Abington Twp., PA 18411. Online condolences may be made at www.harrisonfh.com.
Harrison Funeral Home - Archbald
374 S. Main Street
Archbald, PA 18403
Published in Scranton Times on Mar. 29, 2014