Betty Jean Hogan
Betty Jean Hogan, age 82, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2012.
Born in Ozark, AL, on January 30, 1930, Mrs. Hogan was the daughter of the late Shelly Matthews and Era Dean Matthews. She made her career in traffic safety as a crossing guard with the New Castle County School District, retiring after 25 years.
A talented homemaker throughout her life, Mrs. Hogan was especially well known for her wonderful cooking. She also enjoyed knitting and sewing. For many years, she maintained an interesting collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia and needlepoint art.
She is survived by her children, Sean Hogan of Newark, DE, Robert Hogan of Baltimore, MD, Kathleen McKenzie of Brighton, England, Pamela Hogan and husband Cliff Krause of Louisville, KY, and Shivaun Hogan and husband Robert Sirgenson of Saylorsburg, PA; sisters, Mary Huggins of Texas and Alice Brown of Alabama; grandchildren, Bronwen McKenzie, Shannon Meadows, Matthew Meadows, Joseph Maisel, and Steven Maisel; and great grandson, Kingston Meadows.
Visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 W. Park Place, Newark. Services and interment will be held privately.