James A. HoganJanuary 16,2013James A. Hogan
BENNINGTON — James Arthur Hogan, 76, died unexpectedly Jan. 11, 2013, at his home in Denver, Colo.
He was born May 17, 1936, in Bennington, the son of James Edward and Aurelia (Rousseau) Hogan.
He received his early education at St. Francis de Sales Academy, and was a 1954 graduate of Bennington High School.
A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served from 1954-1957. Following his discharge, he entered the Vermont State Police Academy and served several years with the state police prior to moving to Denver. He later served for many years as a deputy in the Denver County Sheriff’s Department until his retirement in 1999.
Survivors include his wife, MaryAnn Hogan of Denver; two sons, James Hogan of Middlebury and Timothy Hogan of Aurora, Colo.; four grandchildren; a brother, John J. Hogan of Oswego, N.Y.; two sisters, Rosemary H. Lindsey of Shaftsbury, and Karen King of Cincinnati, Ohio; an uncle, several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by a daughter, Elizabeth (Beth) Hogan.
Graveside committal services will be held in the spring in Park Lawn Cemetery, at a time to be announced.
Memorial contributions may be made to either VNA & Hospice of SVHC, or to Bennington Project Independence, through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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