E. Lucille Hogan Passed Away

By  //  March 14, 2012


E. Lucille Hogan

 E. Lucille Hogan passed away on Friday, March 9, 2012, in Gainesville, Florida.

She was a former long-time resident of Merritt Island from the early 80’s until moving to Gainesville in 2004.

She was also a member of Grace United Methodist Church.

Lucille was born in Tampa, Florida, and raised in Lake City, Florida, daughter of Sidney and Vella Tompkins.

Being the wife of a career Naval officer, she traveled the world making countless friends.

While in Merritt Island, she was very active with many groups, including serving as President of the Central Brevard Newcomers Club and Retired Officers’ Wives’ Club. An avid bridge player, she enjoyed playing with her many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Sidney and Vella Tompkins of Lake City, Florida; husband, Sam H. Brewer, Jr; husband, Roy A. Hogan; son, Sam H. (Terry) Brewer, III; and brother, S. Earl Tompkins (Lake City, Florida).

Survivors include daughter, S. Earl Tompkins , Gainesville, Florida; son, Gregory T. Brewer, Hawaii; son, William A. Hogan (Candace) San Jose, California; son, Raymond J. Hogan (Diane) Lutz, Florida; grandchildren, Jean Kalkavage, Annapolis, Maryland and Stephen Hogan, Seattle, Washington.

The family wishes to thank all the staff at Azalea Trace at The Village, in Gainesville, Florida, as well as staff of Haven Hospice of Gainesville, for the loving care they provided for Lucille and her family.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend and lived by the Golden Rule—”Do unto others as you would have others do unto you”. She was the ultimate gracious lady with a kind and gentle spirit, a role model to all and will be sorely missed by everyone.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 11:00 a.m., at Florida Memorial Funeral Home, 5950 South U.S. Highway 1, Rockledge, Florida.

A visitation will be held prior to the service from 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in her memory be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32606.