In Memory of Joseph Peter Hogan
Joseph Peter Hogan, 68, of Enfield, Conn., passed away unexpectedly while fishing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, on May 21, 2013. He was the beloved husband of 29 years to Lesley (Sidman) Hogan. He was born on Aug. 31, 1944 in Glens Falls, N.Y., a son of the late John J. and Anne (Breen) Hogan, and had resided in Enfield for the past 28 years. Joseph was a graduate of Syracuse University. He was a combat veteran, having served during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Air Force with Special Operations. Joe was employed by the FAA as an air traffic controller from 1982 to 1994. He was a member of Tanguay-Magill American Legion Post 80 in Enfield, Greys Club of Enfield and the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #1525.
Besides his wife Lesley, Joseph is survived by his children: Kelly Hogan of Tampa, Fla., Laura Hogan of Houston, Jean (Hogan) Morrow and Joseph Hogan, both of Indianola, Iowa, and his seven beloved grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Jude (Hogan) Catlin of New York, and a brother, Mark Hogan of Massachusetts, along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was also predeceased by his siblings John J. Hogan Jr., Maryanne (Hogan) Zwack, Matthew J. Hogan and Ruth (Hogan) Neeley.
Interment with military honors took place on May 25 at noon in the Connecticut Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Middletown.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 3704, Memphis, TN 38173-3704; or the Salvation Army, 217 Washington St. Hartford, CT 06106.