Gene Rogan

Obituary of Gene M. Rogan

Gene M. Rogan, 96, of Carbondale, PA, died Sunday, July 28, 2019 at home. He is survived by his wife of 34 years, the former Joanne Devita.

Born and raised in Archbald, PA, he was the son of the late Anthony and Florence Coleman Rogan.

Gene was a graduate of Benjamin Franklin High School, Carbondale, and later enlisted in the U.S. Navy having served as a radio airman during World War II. At the end of the war, he furthered his education at the University of Scranton. Upon graduation, he accepted a position with the Central Intelligence Agency in Washington, D.C., where he later retired after a distinguished career of 35 years. Gene was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale, and was an avid golfer.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Frank Moro and staff and Interim Home Health for their kind and compassionate care provided to Gene. Gratitude is also extended to the Cottage Hose Ambulance Company and the Carbondale Fire Department for their timely responses.

He is also survived by a step daughter: Dr. Judith Farley Hoffman and husband, Dr. Thomas Hoffman of Columbia, SC; a step son: Atty. Thomas F. Farley and wife, Kathleen of Hawley, PA; four grandchildren: Jess Penesso, Connor Hoffman, Tommy Farley and Kate Hoffman; a niece: Keverne Gomar and husband, Dr. Alfonso Gomar; a nephew: Brian Rogan and wife, Mary Ann and, a nephew: Dennis Rogan and wife, Patricia; several great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by three brothers: William, Paul and Anthony Rogan; one sister: Mary Rogan.

The funeral was held Friday, August 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. from the Edward A. Wade Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 4 Morris Place at Terrace Street, Carbondale, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church, 15 Fallbrook Street, Carbondale, celebrated by Rev. James Price, C.P., pastor. Entombment, Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Greenfield Township, PA.

Pallbearers: Brian Rogan, Jonathan Rogan, William Zavislak, Thomas Farley, Joseph Cerra and Anthony Grant

Friends called Thursday, August 1, 2109 from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations were made in Gene's name to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.

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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Edward A. Wade Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.
4 Morris Place
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States


11:00 am
Friday, August 2, 2019
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church
15 Fallbrook Street
Carbondale, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Friday, August 2, 2019
Our Mother Of Sorrows Cemetery
400 State Route 106
Greenfield Township, Pennsylvania, United States
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