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Eileen B. Hogenkamp, college administrator, active volunteer <br> Sept. 19, 1940 -- Sept. 13, 2009

Eileen B. Hogenkamp, of Williamsville and Sarasota, Fla., a former regent at Canisius College who was active in the community, died Sunday in Sisters Hospital. She was 68.

The former Eileen Burke started out her career as a substitute teacher and an English teacher. She also was director of college relations at Medaille College and director of alumni relations at Daemen College.

A graduate of the College of New Rochelle and Daemen College, Mrs. Hogenkamp was a regent at Canisius College from 1996 to 2002.

She was known for volunteering at various charitable and religious organizations. She was chairwoman of the women's division of Catholic Charities in 1977 and a member of the board of trustees at Mount St. Mary High School from 1990 to 1994.

She was a member of the Bishop's Council of the Laity and in 1999 was named a Lady of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

She was a past director of the Amherst Welcome Wagon and a past board member of Studio Arena Theatre, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Junior League of Buffalo.

She was a member of Park Country Club, the Buffalo Yacht Club and Sarasota Golf and Country Club.

Survivors include her husband, Thomas J.; a daughter, Eileen V. Klubek; and a sister, Virginia A. McConnell.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church, 8500 Main St., Harris Hill.

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