Erin (Sweeney) Hogan
It is with great sadness that her four sons announce the passing of Erin Sweeney Hogan, our mother and the heart and soul of the Hogan family. Erin passed on Saturday July 18. Born Anne Erin Sweeney in Troy, NY on July 26, 1936, the Feast Day of St. Anne, her mother, being extremely religious, named her after the Saint. From that day forward though she was known as Erin.
Erin attended Sacred Heart Grade School and Catholic High School. She was an exceptional student who skipped two grades. Erin graduated from high school at the age of 15. Always looking for a challenge, Erin attended Trinity College in Washington DC graduating at the age of 19 with a major in Sociology. Erin always spoke about how her education helped her to raise her four sons.
After college Erin returned to Troy and took a job with The Albany Chamber of Commerce. She met John at a Troy Ski Club meeting in 1958. That chance encounter led to a December to September romance as it became abundantly clear to Erin that John would be her soul mate for life. On September 26, 1959, Erin and John were married at Sacred Heart Church with a fabulous reception at The Troy Country Club.
Visit Erin Sweeney Hogan’s obituary at Legacy.com.