2013-01-31 / Obituaries

Philip Hogan

January 24, 2013


Philip Hogan Philip Hogan Philip L. “Lynn” Hogan, 84, of 517 Hogan Rd., Sugar Run, PA (Sugar Hill) passed away late Thursday evening, Jan. 24, 2013.

Lynn, also known as Pop, was born on Feb. 18, 1928 in Weehawken, NJ, the son of the late Philip Christopher and Gertrude Lynn Hogan.

Lynn served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Pop drove school bus in the Wyalusing Valley School District for many years. He was also a chef. He was a member of the Wyalusing American Legion Post #534. Pop was most noted for his quick wit and good humor. Most of all, he loved his children and grandchildren.

Lynn is survived by his sons, Michael L. Hogan of Sugar Run, Philip L. Hogan, Jr. (Danielle Bonavita) of South Montrose; his daughters, Dorothy L. Eastabrook (David) of Herrickville and Penny L. Hamilton (Terry) of Sugar Run; grandchildren Aaron, Jesse, Lucas (Katie), John, Miranda and Collin; his great-grandchildren Chasity, Matais, and Carlee Ann. Also surviving are special friends, Richard Davis and Walter Lohman and his faithful companion, Minnie. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years, Barbara Ann Hogan, who passed away on Dec. 25, 2009.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 11 a.m. from the Sheldon Funeral Home, Main St., Laceyville, with Pastor Mike MacWhinnie of the Moxie Community Church and Rev. Richard Davis of Memorial Hospice officiating. Interment followed at the Wyalusing Cemetery with military services conducted by the members of the Wyalusing American Legion Post #534. Family and friends called at the funeral home on Tuesday, Jan. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial donations may do so in Lynn’s name to the Wyalusing Public Library, PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA 18853; the Salvation Army, 218 Main St., Towanda, PA 18848, or Memorial Hospital Hospice, 1 Hospital Dr., Towanda, PA 18848.

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