Robert J. Hogan, 76, remembered for his humble generosity and witty sense of humor

Robert Jerome Hogan

WILMINGTON — Dr. Robert J. Hogan, 76, peacefully passed away Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, at home after an extended illness. He was surrounded by his loving daughters, Erin Kane Hogan Meiser, Marne Kane Hogan and Molly Kane Hogan; and his pride and joy grandchildren, Hogan E. Meiser and Quinn McKinney Meiser.

He was born March 22, 1945, to the late William L. Hogan and Marion E. McKinney.

Dr. Hogan was a 1967 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and 1971 graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Dentistry. He served in the U.S. Army as a dentist from 1971 to 1973 before settling in Binghamton, New York, for his career for 40 years.

In 2016, he moved to North Carolina to enjoy his retirement with his daughters and grandchildren.

Dr. Hogan greatly loved his alma mater, University of Notre Dame; and also Lourdes Camp on Skaneateles Lake, where he was a camper, counselor and later served on the board of directors for many years.

All who knew Dr. Hogan admired his humble generosity and witty sense of humor. He was tremendously loved by all his patients and devoted staff.

Dr. Hogan was preceded in death by his oldest brother, William J. Hogan; youngest brother, Gerald F. Hogan; and sister-in-law, Anne Mullins Hogan.

He is survived by his three brothers, John G., Thomas M. (Kathleen) and Richard P. (Sheryl); four sisters, Mary Theobald (Bruce), Ellen Gannon (John), Teresa Long (John) and Anne Brown (Ivan); sisters-in-law, Anne Jadick Hogan and Donna O’Brien Hogan; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dr. Hogan loved golf and traveling with his daughters. His favorite trips included Ireland, Italy, and most recently, the Holy Land with Saint Mark Catholic Church.

Dr. Hogan was a lifelong, faithful Catholic. A Mass will be offered at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 13, at St. Mary’s of the Lake. He will be interred in St. Mark Catholic Church Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Danielle House, Binghamton, New York.

Share online condolences with the family at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home.

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