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GERALD F. HOGAN "Jerry"  
Of McLean, VA, passed into eternal life on December 8, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born on May 2, 1950, in Binghamton, NY. He was a 1972 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a 1977 graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law. He was predeceased by his parents, William L. and Marion McKinney Hogan; and is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Donna O'Brien Hogan; their sons, Brian and Kevin; daughter, Kelly; by his five brothers, four sisters and their spouses; and by 33 nieces and nephews. He was AVP of Federal Relations for ATT, Inc, and a faithful parishioner of St. John the Beloved Roman Catholic Church in McLean, VA. Visitation will be on Thursday, December 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA, and his Mass of Christian Burial will be on December 12 at 12:30 p.m. at St. John the Beloved, 6420 Linway Terrace, McLean, VA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Colon Cancer Research Program at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Center.


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Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 10, 2014.
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December 4, 2020
I was at a golf outing with Tibor a couple of years ago at Bethany, it was going to be his last one with the boys, which dragged me there. When we remembered H he confided how much he loved and missed him, specifically arguing with him, which they seemed to do more for the fun of it than anything else. That was just the kind of friend H was, we didn't always have to agree to love and value each other.
George DeLany
Friend
December 9, 2019
Donna and family, I only knew Jerry for a few years, but our friendship was instant. I think of him often, especially during football season. I know a ton of great Irishmen and he was one of the finest.
Steve Chanecka
December 8, 2019
Donna,
Jerry is continually in our thoughts and prayers. Jerry was extremely thoughtful and considerate. My wife and I visit him in Skaneateles.
Joseph & Kay Hogan
December 4, 2019
In four days it will mark the fifth anniversary of Jerry's passing. I went back in my head and remembered all the times I ran into Jerry back in 1979 before he got married and then during my career on the Hill. He will always be special to me. His smile was so infectious and he was one of the nicest people I've ever known. I think about him today as we approach that five years of his being gone. Rest in Peace Jerry. Thank you for always being my friend. Dec. 4, 2019. Jane Simpson
Jane Simpson
December 4, 2019
Although I've never been much of a golfer, I felt compelled to attend an old guy's golf outing at Bethany Beach, once I learned of Tibor's (Ed Gulyas) deteriorating health. Tibor was still with it then (2017) so when I mentioned missing H (Gerry) he of course became very emotional. He told me how much he missed him, especially arguing with him. Then he verified what we all knew, when with misty eyes he said: "I really loved H." He isn't the only one with great memories of his old roommate and partner in real estate, and most importantly very good friend.
George DeLany
March 5, 2016
Kelly with Jerry
January 2, 2015
Donna so sorry to hear about Jerry. I worked with him at ASHP in the early 80s and kept up with him over the years. He was always so genuine, caring and just a nice person. When I saw him last he told me he had a "battle ahead" and I didnt know what he meant. I guess I know now. I would have wanted to come and say goodbye I just didnt know. Please know that he was a significant influence in my life in terms of what I do now and I will remember him forever. Take Care and i am praying for you and the kids
John Coster
December 30, 2014
What a game! Congrats to Kevin, such a star ...no doubt that Jerry is beaming.
Love the Whipkeys
December 21, 2014
Teresa and entire Hogan family, I am so very sorry to learn of your brother's passing. I remember him as your handsome older brother when we were at St. John's. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Ellen DeSilva Thompson and the entire DeSilva family
December 20, 2014
So sorry to hear of the passing of a long ago young friend from Esther Ave. Though he was quite a bit younger than I, I remember him and his brothers well as they used our front porch to fix their papers for their delivery routes. My prayers go out to all his family.
Kathy Thompson Leonard
December 19, 2014
I had the pleasure of knowing Jerry at Notre Dame. We lived across the hall from each other junior year. We would reconnect at reunions. He was one of the nicest, most genuine people I have ever met. Always a smile on his face. I am deeply saddened by his passing.
David Fromm
December 19, 2014
Hello Hogans, from an old Esther Ave friend, so sorry to hear this news. Hope you all are well, tom Guiendon
Tom Guiendon
December 19, 2014
Bob
So sorry for your loss.
Joani De Filippo
December 19, 2014
Donna, we learned of Jerry's passing while out of the country. Said prayers and lighted candles for him at the Cathedral in Cologne. Jerry was a great and kind man. We always were pleased to see him at church or around town. You and your whole family are a blessing to so many, a testament to the quality of character you and Jerry possess. Bless you in this challenging, painful time. You are in our prayers.
Holly & Bob Vagley
December 18, 2014
Anne, and entire Hogan Family,
I am so sad to hear about the loss of your brother. I have vivid memories of him. I would love to come up to your Esther Ave house and hope Jerry was home, so I could stare at your gorgeous brother and maybe even talk to him! My thoughts and prayers surround you as you celebrate you beautiful brother's life. God Bless.
With love and sympathy,
Elisa Muscatello Williams
December 18, 2014
sorry for your troubles... knew him from st john's school,browns market and roofing
December 18, 2014
Dear Anne and Theresa and family, My heart goes out to you at this time of loss....Jerry was a great guy to look up to when we were kids. he always had time for some laughs and was a real example of "going for what you believe in". I will miss knowing he is walking with us. I will be gladdened to know that he'll still always be there. Love to all the Hogans.....you can take the Hogans out of Binghamton, but you can't take the Binghamton out of the Hogans!!!
Don Bergin
December 17, 2014
Bob, and the entire Hogan, Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

Tom and Nette Capozzi
December 17, 2014
I'm so sorry to hear about Jerry,he was such a nice guy.I remember in the late 60's,early 70's when Jerry and his brother Dick were walking over to get their newspapers in the afternoon that they would stop by and shoot a few baskets with me.I saw Jerry and his wife at St Johns Church around 10 years ago and had a nice chat with him.Sincerely Woodie Feheley
December 17, 2014
Bob,
I was very sorry to read of your brother Jerry's passing. Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace and the family find comfort in cherishing his memory during this difficult and sad time.
Christine Carnrike
December 17, 2014
Dear Dr. Hogan,

Our sincere sympathy to you and all your family for the loss of your brother. We hope your memories bring you comfort in the days and years to come. May he rest in peace.

Tim and Maureen Syron
December 14, 2014
Donna and family,
We are heartbroken to learn of Gerry's passing. We have such fond memories of "H" from our Dewey Beach house days. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Roland and Mary Lu Pamm
Roland Pamm
December 14, 2014
Dear Hogan Family:

We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Jerry. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Love,

Mike, Solange, Nick and Roger Mecham
December 14, 2014
Although I have not seen Jerry in years, I look at his photo and he is still the handsome, happy "kitchen boy" from Lourdes Camp, where I met him in 1966 when I was a counselor there. His smile lit up the room and many of my fondest Lourdes memories include Jerry.
My heart is heavy for our loss of an extraordinary guy. Heaven is so lucky to have him; Rest in Peace, Jerry.
My sincere condolences to all the Hogans.
Mary Ellen Morrow- Andrews
December 13, 2014
Donna and family, My deepest sympathy for the loss of Gerry. I was in the Irish Guard with him at ND at he was the best. His passing brought back great memories and hope some joy in this time knowing that he created those fabulous memories! Best regards to the whole family,
Dick Fitzgerald
Dick Fitzgerald
December 12, 2014

Donna and family. I just this minute found out about my friend Jerry. I am utterly stunned. I had no idea he was ill. He was as wonderful and as capable a man I have ever known, and it was my great pleasure to serve with him at MSPB. God bless all of you in the days and months ahead.
Paul Trayers
December 12, 2014
Jerry has been in our thoughts since we heard the sad news. He had an infectious smile and we never encountered him without receiving one. He always took a moment to say hello, offer a kind word, or encouragement if needed. We enjoyed his “how I met” Donna stories and loved to hear him talk about his kids. This world is poorer for the loss of him and we can only imagine how difficult it must be for you, his family. We are deeply sorry for your loss and will hold you in our hearts and prayers. “God be on your road every way you go.”
Frank and Toni Coleman
December 12, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, and may his soul rest in peace.
The Olugbodes
December 12, 2014
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers. The Saint Family - Chris, Midge, Christopher, and Hayley.
December 12, 2014
May the light of our Lord be with Jerry and his entire family.
Jane and Roger Simpson
December 12, 2014
My heartfelt condolences go out to the entire family of Jerry. I will always remember the day I met Jerry in 1979 when he rode past my house on his bike when we lived on the hill close to each other. He and I remained friends throughout my career on the Hill. He was a wonderful person in so many ways. He will remain in my heart always. With my deepest sympathy.
Jane Armstrong-Simpson
December 12, 2014
Donna, Thinking of your beautiful family with love xoxoxox noel
noel tyra
December 12, 2014
Our prayer go out to your family during this time. God will walk with you during this journey as well. Stay strong in your your faith. God Bless
Lenora Harris
December 12, 2014
Our prayers are with you!! Harris Family

“I am always saddened by the death of a good person. It is from this sadness that a feeling of gratitude emerges. We the Harris family feel honored to have known such a great person.

Ronnie,Lenora, Haley,#21Ronnie HarrisII
With Love!
Ronnie Harris
December 12, 2014
Keeping you and your family in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time
Rev. Billy & Brenda Collins
December 12, 2014
Irish Guard 2012 copyright Cashore

I met Jerry early in my time at Notre Dame. When I joined St. John the Beloved parish in 1994, I was delighted to see him. He was a son of Notre Dame -- the university and Our Lady. Surely, to die on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and to be buried on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe is special. I think of him in the words of our alma mater hymn to Our Mother, "tender, strong and true." On campus, he was a member of the small, elite, tall "Irish Guard." I hope someone will post a picture of him in uniform. Until then, I have added a picture of the 2012 unit.
Jim Thunder
December 12, 2014
Dear Donna and Family,

Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss of Jerry. He was a brilliant gentle soul. The halls of the Congressional Campus will not be the same without him. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Fondly, Wendy & Joe Oscarson Kirchner
December 12, 2014
Please accept our sincere condolences. We are all better people for knowing Jerry.
Jerry is a kind, fun loving, sincere, great man. My cousin, Jerry, will always be in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless your family.
Joseph & Kathleen Hogan
December 12, 2014
My condolences to the family of Gerry Hogan. He was one of the most fairest people I knew. We were altar boys together at St. Johns in Binghamton, N.Y. It was a honor to know him.
Richard Giblin
December 11, 2014
I will miss the emails, phone calls, and, especially the lunches I had with Jerry over the last few years. They were consumed with football talk, bits about work ... but I'll always remember how he lit up any time he spoke about his family. I was in awe of the pride and joy he took discussing anything related to Donna, Brian, Kelly & Kevin. He was an example for the man, husband and father I'd like to be. Rest In Peace my friend!
Tim Strachan
December 11, 2014
I enjoyed my working relationship with Jerry while at SBC. My sympathy to
December 11, 2014
I enjoyed working with Jerry while at SBC. My sympathy to the family.
Karyne Jones
December 11, 2014
Jerry was a close friend for almost 44 years. Amata and I were devastated by his passing and grieve for and with Donna, the children and Jerry's nine siblings and their families. We was one of the most decent human beings we've ever known and he will be very much missed by all.
Fred and Amata Radewagen
December 11, 2014
Donna and family I am very sorry to hear about Jerry. He was a great guy from a great family. He was very proud of his family. I will keep jerry and your family in my prayers. Jack meehan
Jack Meehan
December 11, 2014
Jerry Hogan was a shining light amongst our Notre Dame/SMC Classes of 1972. One for whom both family and professional success in life was easy to predict. Truly a class act. To say he will be missed is a vast understatement.
Susan and I will be making a donation to the Kimmel Colon Cancer Research Fund and I urge all our classmates to do the same to honor Jerry in a tangible way.
Susan & Phil Calandra
Phil Calandra
December 11, 2014
Dear Donna,Kelly, Brian, and Kevin,and all the Hogans,


All the O'Neil cousins are deeply sorry to hear of Jerry's passing.He has been in close touch with us especially since he and our brother, Kevin have shared the same diagnosis.

Kevin enjoyed his visits to Sarasota with Jerry and you Donna very much and looked forward to them each spring.

Kevin and I both deeply regret that we are unable to be with you but we are in Florida together while Kevin is recovering from his December 1st surgery and is unable to travel.

You are in our thoughts and have our prayers.

Love to all,

Kay O'Neil Isleib
Kay O'Neil Isleib
December 11, 2014
Donna & Family,

It has been said, "What you are is God's gift to you, what you become is your gift to God". Jerry was a gift to all and made a remarkable difference to very person he met. Jerry lived his faith. We shall miss him, but take comfort knowing that at Mass he is really there with us in spirit.
Mark & Kathryn Johnson
December 11, 2014
Donna, Kelly, Kevin and Brian and the entire Hogan family,
I got to know Jerry only in the last three years, but I loved the guy. So smart, so funny, and a great family man all the way around. It was a privilege knowing him and my times with him and the entire Hogan family are among the best in my own life experience. May Jerry rest in peace.
Steve Chanecka
December 11, 2014
Donna, Kelly, Kevin & Brian,

My heartfelt condolences for your loss. Gerry was a genuinely great person who every time I saw him had a smile and was truly happy to see me. He always asked about my family much like I asked about his. I wish you all God's blessing in this deeply sad time. I know he is in heaven.

Warmest Regards,

Phil Norton
Phil Norton
December 11, 2014
No words can adequately express the sorrow we feel for you Donna and your family. Will miss Jerry's effervescent smile.
Mike and Debbie H.
Mike and Debbie Hincewicz
December 10, 2014
The Whipkeys will always have a special place in their hearts for Jerry. Such a genuine family man . I spent many a swim meet at Tuckahoe in philosophical discussions and it usually ended up with why his boys should go to Gonzaga. What a proud dad he was of Brian , Kevin and Kelly...Handsome,Beautiful ,talented kids. We had the pleasure of sitting with Donna and Jerry last spring when Kevin was inducted into the Washington Football Legends. Jerry gave a great speech and was beaming with pride. He will be missed by all.
December 10, 2014
My heart ached hearing of Jerry's passing. My warmest thoughts to his beautiful family, who he was so very proud of.
Shirley Bloomfield
December 10, 2014
I am sorry for your loss.A.
A. Ingram
December 10, 2014
May the peace of God be with you.
December 10, 2014
Our heartfelt condolences to the Hogan Family. Jerry was a great blessing to all of us. Pat & I cherish the memory of our last time with Jerry in Skaneateles. We will never forget the beautiful talk Jerry gave in honor of his mother. Now Jerry joins his dear parents in heaven. Our thoughts and prayers are with Donna, Kelly, Kevin & Brian. Bill and Pat Conole
December 10, 2014
I will always remember Jerry as a wonderful family man, a gracious gentleman, a proud Irishman, and a caring friend. He always thought of others before he thought of himself. God Bless my friend. I will miss you, but I will forever treasure my memories of you. Bob
Bob Bolster
December 10, 2014
Jerry, my world won't be the same without your bright smile & strong handshake. I still remember standing in a massive line with you to get a photo with President Bush before he left office -- you were good company, as always!
Clint Highfill
December 10, 2014
A loss felt by so many of us in the Stanford family, who are sharing this news today. I hope you experience what I have: More than I ever would have guessed, my father--who died when I was barely 30--still lives with me.
Harry Beckwith
December 10, 2014

Donna and Family,
I am deeply saddened by the passing of Jerry. I'll always remember him as a great and caring boss and I feel lucky that I had the pleasure to work with him. I will greatly miss Jerry.
Thao Nguyen
December 10, 2014
Our thoughts and prayers are with Donna, Kelly, Kevin and Brian. I've known and grew to love H, as a trusted friend, since we first met in 1974, when he was the good half of the Gulyas &Hogan odd couple pairing. We called him a “G” which began as a slight, Jerry changed the definition into: Gentleman, Good Guy, Great Person, or basically everything you'd hope your son or daughter would grow up to be.
God bless and aid all who loved him now and forever, whenever his wonderful grin comes to mind.
George & Susan DeLany
December 10, 2014
Jerry was a marvelously supportive friend and colleague who brought large measures of humor and generosity to both those roles, sowing little acts of kindness everywhere. We who worked with him can now reflect on just how lucky we were. My condolences to the Hogan family for the loss of a very good man. He is with God, now, and his life leaves all of us a good map for our own journey. Thanks, Jerry.
Jim Green
December 10, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to the Hogan Family. The Stanford family is behind you!
Kyle Bowlsby
December 10, 2014
Sorry for your loss. I hope my friends Kevin and Donna and the rest of the Hogan family can find peace in the coming days, and months ahead.
Peter Skov
December 10, 2014
We've known Jerry and the family through the Stanford football connection these past few years. He was unfailingly warm and friendly, with a positive outlook. His outstanding children are a lasting testament to a life well lived. Our sympathies and prayers to Donna and all of the Hogan clan.
Carl and Kim Gardner
December 10, 2014
To The Hogan Family:

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. It was a great honor to know Jerry since our days of growing up in Binghamton together. As the years progressed we ran into him infrequently, but whenever we did he always had a welcome smile and exuded warmth and friendliness.
We know he fought until the end with all of the zest and vigor he brought to everything else in his life.
We will miss him but he is with his wonderful parents and Our Lady now.
Sincerely,
Connie (Conole) and Tim Carey
Connie Carey
December 10, 2014
I will miss Gerry's smile, his quick wit, and how he always asked questions about how my family was doing. He will be missed but never forgotten.
Paul Raak
December 10, 2014
Haven't seen Jerry since his trip to Ireland with his brothers in the mid-70's, but still vividly remember him as a great guy who loved life. Sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Jay O'Brien
December 10, 2014
God now holds him in the hollow of His hand.
Bob & Carol McDonnell
December 10, 2014
The light of your friendship and great persona lives on in our hearts. We will miss you but remember your great human spirit.
Brian Doherty and family
December 10, 2014
God now holds him in the hollow of His hand.
Bob & Carol McDonnell
December 10, 2014
May God bless the Hogan Family as he welcomes His faithful servant Jerry home. Love in Christ from the Harringtons
Ashley Harrington
December 10, 2014
May God bless my cousin Jerry and his entire family. Maureen and I will have all of you in our prayers.
Joe O'Hara
Joseph O'Hara
December 10, 2014
John and I are saddened to hear of Jerry's passing. Our love and prayers to all of the Hogan family at this difficult time.
God Bless you Jerry.
John & Colleen (Conole) Fitzsimmons
December 10, 2014
To Jerry, FAMILY meant everything. Anytime, my family came to town, he went out of his way to stop by or ensure that he saw all of us, including having a special treat for my kids. My parents still talk about how much fun they had at the golf outing that Jerry helped organize for our wedding weekend years ago. As we explained to our kids upon hearing of Uncle Jerry's death, they now have an additional guardian angel to watch over them.

In the celebration of his life, may we remember that constant commitment to and love for FAMILY that Jerry always shared with others. Sending our thoughts and prayers to Donna, Brian, Kelly and Kevin and the entire Hogan clan, and finding strength in the image of the next gathering up in Heaven that Jerry is already organizing (a bowl game tailgate?), including the thought that he'll be celebrating this Christmas with his parents.
Mark Farrell
December 9, 2014
I LOVE MY "Brudder" and will deeply miss him. God Bless his Soul as he is welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven, and please God watch over Donna, Brian, Kelly & Kevin and give them the strength to accept that he is now in your Loving Arms until you all meet again.
Bob Hogan
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