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NEWBURGH - Charles "Chuck" E. Mogan, passed peacefully at home in Newburgh surrounded his family on December 17, 2014. He was born November 11, 1943, in Bangor, the son of Francis D. Mogan and Katherine (Canty) Mogan.

Chuck served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After the military he did many jobs, including serving the Town of Newburgh with many civic duties such as constable and sexton, and eventually retiring from the Town of Hampden Public Works. After retirement he spent many enjoyable mornings at Mck's Variety having coffee with all of the guys in the Liar's Club. He took great pleasure in his gravel pit and its day to day operations. He liked to watch the planes come and go from BIA. He loved listening to his "malt shop oldies". He was always there to lend a hand. He was a lifelong Red Sox fan and went to a game with his sons. He was an avid hunter and his most prized buck is hung over the fire place. He very much enjoyed his time playing horseshoes at his home but he most enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Chuck is survived by his wife of 47 years Helen Mogan; two sons, both of Newburgh: Randy Mogan and his wife Susie, and Mark Mogan; his beloved granddaughter and best buddy Eryne Mogan; siblings: Richard (Dickie) Mogan of NC, Penny Wilcox and husband David of Glenburn, Donna Mogan-Brown of Bangor, Skip Mogan Dearborn and wife Candy of MA; Special friends: Mark and Beth Lumino, Wayne and Toni Philbrick, Donnie McLain, Ed McKenna, Roy Leighton, and Rhoda Island Boy-Bill, Tommy, Kenny, Vinnie, and Harold; a very big extended family and his beloved grand-dog Sadie. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Jimmy Mogan.

At the family's request, there will be no services. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Hampden Children's Day, in memory of Chuck Mogan, P.O. Box 322, Hampden, ME 04444. Arrangements entrusted to Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden.
Published on  December 19, 2014
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