Robert E. Rogan of Clarence, a retired designer-draftsman for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., died Sunday (Jan. 23, 2000) in a Naples, Fla., hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 72.
A native of Scranton, Pa., Rogan served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947, as a corpsman aboard the USS Repose. He lived in the Buffalo area for 50 years.
Rogan worked for Niagara Mohawk for 35 years, retiring in 1987. He was the artist who created posters for company events during that time.
Survivors include his wife, the former Josephine L. Tirone; three sons, Robert Michael of Kansas City, Mo., Jeffrey of White Plains and Richard of Rochester; two stepsons, Robert Trigilio and Richard Trigilio; a stepdaughter, Janice Tona; a brother, E. Harvey; a sister, Mary Greening; and 10 grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 8500 Main St., Clarence. Prayers will be said at 9 in Amigone Funeral Home, 8440 Main St., Clarence.