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Lawrence J. “Larry” Hogan

December 10, 1938 - May 23, 2021

Lawrence J. “Larry” Hogan, age 82, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on December 10, 1938, he was a son of the late Francis Hogan, Sr. and Anna G. Kehnast. Larry retired from ICI Americas after 28 years of service, and was also a tile setter by trade. He spent his summers in Ocean City, MD, where he enjoyed many years of fishing and crabbing. Larry was a member of the Ocean City Elks Lodge #2645, and a huge Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Eagles fan. More than anything, he loved his family, especially his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by his brother, Francis. He is survived by his devoted wife, Sheila; children, Diane Riggitano (Frank) and Patricia Ann Robinson (Stephen), both of Middletown, Suzanne Smith (Mark) of Wilmington, Francine Wilson (Bryan) of Magnolia, Lawrence J. Hogan II (Diane) of Galena, MD, and Patricia Davis (Scott) of Ashburn, VA; sister, Theresa Jensen of Medway, OH; grandchildren, Stephen, Kristen, Kaitlyn, Jonathan, Jacob, Samantha, Stephanie, Stephen, Cali, and Demery; and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 12 pm on Thursday, May 27, 2021, at St. Margaret of Scotland Roman Catholic Church, 2431 Frazer Road, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 12 pm. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Larry to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 North Poplar Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.


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16 Condolences for Lawrence J. “Larry” Hogan

  • My wonderful brother….You still had miles to go. I will love you forever, and miss you always. Love, Sis.

  • Shelia, I am so sorry for your loss..may God Bless you and your family..my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. I share your loss since I grew up with all of you and spent so much time at your house….always felt like home at 22 North Avenue. Your Dad was so special! I never saw him without that big smile on his face. He was the heart and soul of your family. I know he will be missed, but hang onto the wonderful memories; they will bring comfort to you.

  • We are so sorry for your family’s loss. Mr. Hogan was one of a kind, and will be forever missed!

    Ernie & Sherri Baynum

  • So sorry to hear about Uncle Larry. Like so many, I have many fond memories of him.
    Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love to All,
    Mary Jo and Dennis

  • I am so sorry to learn of Larry’s passing. My heart goes out to you and all of his family. His smile was so contagious and I have many memories of the time Gerry and I spent with him at my house and Gerry’s parents house. He spent many hours helping us restore the Mansion. Rest in peace

  • A generous and. Beautiful friend

  • He was the life of our party

  • Vanessa and I send our deepest condolences to your family. We cherish the memories we had with Larry! You have always made us feel like family. RIP Sir!

  • Beautiful video tribute, lots of wonderful memories to hold close to your hearts. Prayers for all of you.

  • The video is great shows a life well Lived.

  • Dear Terry,
    It has been a LONG time, but Yes we Remember “Cugino” Larry . A GREAT GUY!
    May ALL the HAPPY MEMORIES YOU SHARED with Your Brother be a Comfort to
    You during this DIFFICULT TIME. We send OUR LOVE and PRAYERS with DEEPEST
    Much LOVE, YOUR TWIN Cugini ! Linda & Lorene

  • So sorry for your families loss.

  • My deepest condolences Trish. My thoughts and prayers are with you

  • Deepest Sympathy & Loving Thoughts go out to the Family of Larry Hogan.
    Dear Cousin Terry, we were So Saddened to hear of the Passing of Your Dear
    Brother. May you be Comforted by All the HAPPY TIMES You SHARED.
    Sending Much Love & Many Prayers ! Your Cousins, Linda & Lorene.

  • My condolences to friends and family. I did not have the pleasure to spend much time with Larry but know he loved his family very much and you, him. May you take comfort in all the many memories you have.