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Geraldine S. (Jeri) Hogan

January 3, 1937 ~ May 23, 2019 (age 82)

Geraldine S. (Jeri) Hogan, 82, of Meadville, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Wesbury United Methodist Community. 

She was born January 3, 1937 in Meadville, a daughter of Lloyd Raymond and Frances A. Randall Holbrook. She married William F. Hogan June 6, 1970 and he preceded her in death August 11, 1973. 

Jeri was a graduate of Randolph East Mead High School, Edinboro University and received her Master’s in Education with a concentration in painting and communication from Allegheny College.  She worked as an art teacher at the Reynolds School District for 38 years. 

She was a longtime member of Christ Church, Episcopal where she painted the church’s Apple Tree Mural and was a member of the choir.  Jeri was on the Bishop’s Committee and Vestry at Christ Church, and many other committees including the Episcopal Church Women.  Along with her mother, Jeri was a member of the Roda Literary Club after she retired from Reynolds.  She attended operas, orchestral and dance performances, travelling to Erie, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland as well as at Allegheny.  As a teacher, Jeri enjoyed engaging with youth wherever she went. 

Survivors include two daughters, Christina Hogan of Philadelphia and Melissa Gubbe (Jeff) of Bonney Lake, WA; two grandchildren, Jonathan and Jennifer; three brothers, Emory Holbrook (Bonnie) of Meadville, Paul Holbrook (Janice) of Scotland, PA, and Mark Holbrook (Lisa) of Idaho Falls, ID; two sisters, Sharon Lavely of Troy, IL and Kristi McGarvey (Dan) of Philadelphia; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

Calling hours will be Tuesday, May 28th from 4-7 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, 581 CHESTNUT ST., MEADVILLE. 

The funeral service will be Wednesday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m. at Christ Church, Episcopal, 870 Diamond Park, Meadville with the Rev. Rebecca Lash, Vicar, officiating. 

Entombment will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. 

Memorials may be made to Christ Church, Episcopal, 870 Diamond Park, Meadville, PA 16335.

Memories and condolences may be shared at www.waidfuneralhome.net.


Donations may be made to:

Christ Church, Episcopal
870 Diamond Park, Meadville PA 16335


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