In Memoriam -- Jane Frances Hogan
April 23, 1944 - June 9, 2020
Jane Frances Hogan was
born in Newton, MA on April, 23, 1944 and passed away June, 9, 2020 at
Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY. She was the daughter of the late
William E. and Mary E. Herlihy Hogan. She is survived by her sister,
Anne L. Hogan of Fullerton, CA, brother, William E. Hogan Jr. of Boynton
Beach, FL, nieces, Kelsey E. Smith and Allison M. Hogan of Buffalo, NY.
Jane earned her Bachelorís Degree from Emmanuel College in 1966, her
Masterís from Boston University in 1972 and her Doctoral Degree from
Indiana University in 1974.
Beginning in 1966 Jane
served 3 years in the Peace Corps in Turkey and Malaysia teaching
English as a second language. This led to a lifelong love of travel.
Coming to SUNY Geneseo, she became a Professor of Education, was chair
of the Faculty Senate and Principal of the Holcomb School until her
retirement in 1998. Upon retirement Jane continued to serve and help
others with a broad number of positions and volunteer activities. She
wrote grants/developed materials BOCES Geneseo Migrant Center and BOCES
Herkimer Evan Start.
She was proud to be a
trustee for Hope Hall, a school for at-risk learners. Jane was the
Assistant State Director, Tournament Director and Judge for Odyssey of
the Mind. She enjoyed working with Literacy Volunteers of Livingston
County and serving on the board of Geneseo Community Players. Jane
served on St. Maryís Parish Council and as a long term board member of
the Geneseo Interfaith Center.
She greatly loved being a
part of the warm and caring community of Geneseo. Due to the Covid-19
pandemic no services are being held at this time. Interment will be in
St. Maryís Cemetery in Needham, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be
made to the Geneseo Interfaith Center, 11 Franklin St., Geneseo, NY
14454 or to the Development Office of Hope Hall School, 1612 Buffalo
Rd., Rochester, NY 14624.
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