Charles Dedrich Hogan (Charlie) of Severna Park, Maryland, formerly of Warren, New Jersey, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie, Maryland. He was 86.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at 11am, at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Millington, New Jersey.
Charlie was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and raised in Washington, DC. He resided in Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, before moving to Warren in 1973, where he resided (except for several years in Hong Kong in the mid-1990s) until 2016 when he moved to Severna Park.
He served in the US Navy Seabee Division, MCB9, as a Construction Engineer 1st Class from 1951 – 1955. He was involved in the construction of Cubi Point Naval Air Station in the Philippines. He then went on to work for AT&T and Global Crossing from 1955 – 2001.
Charlie dedicated his life to his family, his church, and his community. He was an active member of All Saints’ Church for 41 years. During that time, he served as Jr. Warden, Sr. Warden, was a member of the vestry, and was instrumental in numerous projects and renovations, including getting the Church’s memorial garden planned and built.
He was also active with many community organizations such as the Warren Township Rescue Squad, where he served as President for many years and is a life member and was instrumental in designing and building the Squad’s memorial garden. The American Legion, Naval Seabee Veteran Association, and US Naval Sea Cadets are a few more organizations where he held leadership roles. He was also a member of the Honorary Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, and on a steering committee for the Board of Education in Warren.
He is survived by two sons, Michael and his wife, Elizabeth, of Fort Collins, Colorado, and Chuck and his wife, Karen, of Newtown, Pennsylvania, and a daughter, Kathleen and her husband, Ron, of Crofton, Maryland. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Justin, Meghan, Ethan, and Sean. He was predeceased by his wife of 55 years, Midge, three sisters, Isabella, Mary Louise, and Lydia, and two brothers, Samuel and Robert.
Charlie will be remembered for his eagerness to help others, his love of family and country, and his passion for traveling the world.
Should friends desire, the family suggests memorial contributions be made in Charlie Hogan’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (lls.org).