It is with heavy hearts that we, the family announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband, father, poppy, brother, uncle and friend Lloyd “Muzzy” Hogan on October 7, 2016 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital at the age of 82. Born in New Waterford, he was the son of the late Frank and Eliza (Sheppard) Hogan.
A lifelong resident of “The Lake” in New Victoria, he was affectionately known as “The mayor of the lake”. In his earlier days, he worked as a construction worker, then later a proud Cape Breton coal miner. He took great pride in gardening, yard work, growing grapes, the family bonfires, and was “the number one Montreal Canadians fan” making numerous trips to watch his Habs play and was also a season ticket holder of the Cape Breton Oilers and the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Muzzy had a great affection for his dogs Lady and Patches.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Theresa (Simms) Hogan; children Teddy (Linda); Fran (David) Morgan, Gerald (Shirley), Sharon (Brian) Rideout, Elliot, John “Chipper”, Courtney and Amanda (Steven) Hodge; sister Marjorie (Bobby Aucoin); sisters-in-law Donna Burke and Pauline Hogan; brother- in-law John Pegg; 10 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Muzzy was pre-deceased by his loving son Jimmy; his siblings Lorraine, Fran, Sue, Geraldine, Mary “Booie”, Clarence “Boisey”, Michael “Mikey” and a brother in infancy.
Muzzy was a real social butterfly who could strike up a conversation with anyone. He will be missed and remembered by a large circle of friends. His family was everything to him and he adored his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rest in peace Poppy
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. followed directly by a chapel service at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Deacon Leo Penny officiating. Luncheon to follow at the Army, Navy & Airforce, Smith Street, all are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations in Muzzys name can be made to the Palliative Care Unit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of McLellan Brothers Funeral Home, 3183 Plummer Avenue, New Waterford, 902-862-7500. To send online condolences, go to: www.mclellanfuneralhome.com