Rita Daly Hogan, 98, of 200 St. Francis Drive, passed away Monday, April 10, 2017 at Chapel Ridge.
Born September 19, 1918 in Bradford, she was a daughter of the late Robert B. and Rose (Mulqueen) Johnston.
On June 30, 1941 in St. Bernard Church, she married Daniel W. Daly, Jr. and was married for 39 years until his death in March of 1980. On November 9, 1985 in St. Pius X Church in South Yaromouth, MA, she married William W. Hogan, Jr., who passed away January 7, 2010.
A 1936 graduate of St. Bernard's High School, she attended Rosemont College and graduated in 1940.
During World War II, she volunteered at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, DC and the U.S.O. Canteen in New York City.
She was a lifelong member of St. Bernard Church and served as president of the Catholic Women's Club in 1960. She was a member of the Literary Club, a board member of the YMCA and Future's Rehabilitation. She volunteered at the Bradford Nursing Pavilion, and a member of the Bradford Hospital Auxiliary. She drove for Meals on Wheels for the Red Cross and was a member of the Bradford Ecumenical Home Auxiliary.
During her time in Cape Cod, she volunteered at the Windsor Nursing Home and Cape Cod Hospital. She was a member of the St. Pius X Women's Guild and St. Pius Rosary Group as well as being a lector at St. Pius X Church.
She is survived by her children, Daniel W. (Paula) Daly, of Houston, TX David J. (Shirley) Daly, of Winter Park, FL, Marcia A. (James) McAndrew, of Bradford, Thomas R. (Abbe) Daly, of Arlington, VA,William W. (Mari-Ann) Hogan, Jr of Belmont, MA Robert F. (Eileen) Hogan of Hackettstown, NJ, Dottie A. (Sharon O'Shields) Hogan of Brighton, CO, Peggy A. (Michael) Whitney of Brighton, CO and Beth (Hank) Schmidt, of Perry, IA; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; two nephews; 14 nieces and the beloved residents and staff of Chapel Ridge.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Sam Johnston in infancy, Robert B. Johnston, Jr. and Al Smart Johnston, one sister, Patricia Johnston Dana, a niece, Jan Johnston and a grand nephew, Robert Brendon Johnston.
Friends are invited to call from 7-9 PM, Friday, April 21, 2017 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Avenue and again from 10-11 AM, Saturday, April 22, 2017 in St. Bernard Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM, with Rev. Raymond Gramata, pastor, as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to St. Bernard School, Chapel Ridge Activities Fund, The Daniel W. Daly Fund at the Bradford Hospital Foundation, The Guidance Center or the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences can be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com