Ireland

Paul F. Hogan, Jr.

August 5, 1952 ~ February 14, 2021 (age 68)

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Paul F. Hogan, Jr., 68, lifelong resident of Holyoke, died Sunday February 14, 2021 at Baystate Medical Center. Paul was born in Springfield, Massachusetts son of the late Paul F. and Mary F. (Murphy) Hogan, and was educated in Holyoke schools. He was a retired Supervisor for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Always active in the community, Paul was involved in many organizations. He was the current President of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, James A. Curran Division 1, Holyoke Chapter for many years and was a Past State President of the AOH; He was active with Catholic Youth Basketball (CYO) and youth scouting, the 2018 Citizenship Award winner for the Holyoke St. Patrick Parade Committee, and was the owner and operator of Valley Landscaping & Paving. Paul built a countless number of floats for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and won many awards for his craftsmanship. He was currently a parishioner of St. Jerome Parish. Paul will be greatly missed by his family: his son Patrick Hogan of Holyoke; four brothers: Peter J. Hogan of Holyoke, William J. Hogan (Sandy) of CT, Jeremiah J. Hogan of FL, and Michael P. Hogan (Chris) of Southampton; two sisters: Katherine M. Fernandes (Tony) of Holyoke, and Mary Frances Perkons of CA; many nieces and nephews, and his longtime companion Mary Mulvenna. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Paul on Monday February 22 at 10:00am in Saint Jerome Church, 169 Hampden Street, Holyoke followed by burial in Forestdale West Cemetery, Rock Valley Road, Holyoke. Calling hours will be held Sunday February 21 from 2:00 to 5:00pm in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke. Please note that masks and social distancing are required for all services, and that the buildings have reduced capacities. Visitors will be asked to exit the funeral home immediately after greeting the family during the calling hours. In lieu of flowers, consider donations to the Maurice A. Donahue Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 6535, Holyoke, MA 01041-6535 or to Kate’s Kitchen, 51 Hamilton Street, Holyoke, MA 01040.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 21, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
February 22, 2021

10:00 AM
Saint Jerome Church (Hampden Street)

Burial
Monday
February 22, 2021

Forestdale Cemetery, West
Rock Valley Road
Holyoke, MA 01040

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