JOSEPHINE J. HOGAN (nee Cvitic) age 95, beloved wife for 45 years of the late Arthur; loving mother of Dennis (Lee), Dawn (Mark), and Douglas (Cathy); devoted grandmother of Shannon (Mark), Jennifer (Anthony), Michael (Heidi), Douglas, Jr. (Melissa), Madison (Zach), and Jennifer; great-grandmother of 8; cherished daughter of the late Joseph and Gizella (nee Schmidt) Cvitic; dearest sister of Emma Waid (Harlan, deceased) and the late Gizella Stochl; dear cousin of Mary Michal.
Josephine was born on August 2, 1925 in Cleveland, Ohio and passed away on March 27, 2021 in Chardon, Ohio. She graduated from Chardon High School in 1943 as Salutatorian. She worked at Addressograph Multigraph, before becoming the secretary of Maple Elementary School, in Chardon, from 1960-1982. On November 22, 1947 in Thompson, Ohio, Josephine married the love of her life, Arthur. They moved to Perrysburg, Ohio after they retired. However, she enjoyed working and began working as the secretary in the Mayor’s office. She also volunteered at St. Rose Church for over 20 years, where she was president of the senior club, and at hospice for 21 years. Josephine loved to travel. She went to Alaska and Hawaii. She loved the ocean the most, especially going to Hilton Head with her family. She enjoyed helping others and could always find joy in gardening. She grew up the youngest of three girls. As a child she lived on a farm and would wake up every morning to milk the cows before going to school and eventually work. This taught her the value of hard work. Josephine adored her family and appreciated her friends, especially those from the Perrysburg Cul-de-sac.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to Sisters of Notre Dame, 13000 Auburn Rd., Chardon, OH 44024 or St. Jude’s Hospital, or Three Corner Round Pack Outfit Inc., 14774 Morgan Trl., Novelty, OH 44072.
Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, 18046 Chillicothe Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 at 12 Noon.
Burial following at All Souls Cemetery.
Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Josephine at THE DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro) 126 South St. (Rt. 44, south of Rt. 6/Chardon Square) TUESDAY 5-7 PM.
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