Obituary for Robert "David" Hogan
HOGAN, Robert David “David”
Long time resident of Somerville, MA and formerly of Cambridge, MA died at the age of 69 on April 8, 2017 following an accident.
He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Wiltshire and father to Mark Hogan and the late Jennifer (Davis) Hogan, Kenneth and Marie Hogan and Kimberly Hogan. He was the loving grandfather to Kayla Davis, Emily Hogan, Lyndsey Hogan, Collin Hogan, Shaylee Hogan, Marissa Hogan and the late Robert Hogan.
He was the son of the late Lavola M. and Michael J. Hogan and brother to Timothy J. Hogan, Maureen P. Gallo, Daniel J. Hogan and Thomas J. Hogan and the late Michael J. Hogan, Patrick J. Hogan, Kevin P. Hogan and Stephen P. Hogan. David is also survived by many other loving family members including spouses of siblings and many nieces and nephews and loving in-law family members.
David recently retired as a Building Engineer for Harvard University and taught Heating and Ventilation at The Franklin Institute of Boston. He was also employed for several years at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. His work ethic was undeniable, no one worked harder than David. Equally as admirable was his very generous heart and sense of humor.
David had a passion for electronics and was an avid model train collector. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle and watching the fishing boats unload in the Boston Harbor.
Relatives and friends invited to attend visiting hours at the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., (Rt.60, adjacent to St. Agnes Church) ARLINGTON on Thursday from 4 -7pm. A prayer Service will be held at 6pm in the Funeral Home. Burial will be Private. In lieu of flowers, donations in David’s memory can be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215, and the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. For directions or to send a condolence visit www.keefefuneralhome.com