Obituary for Charles "Chuck" H. Bogan
Charles “Chuck” H. Bogan
June 21, 1945 - April 27, 2017
Charles “Chuck” H. Bogan, 71, of Clay passed away on Thursday. Chuck was born in Rome, NY and had resided in the area for most of his life. He was an US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War, was a recipient of the Purple Heart and a longtime member of VFW Post #951.
For many years, Chuck owned and operated Chuck Bogan Machine. He was known for his craft of building and repairing racing motors and classic engines and was active in the local racing community. He previously was employed with Carrier Corp. and New Process Gear, retiring from Magna.
Survivors include his wife, of 51 years, the former Lillian Osroff; his children, Scott of Tampa, FL, Kristin of Syracuse and Jamie of Illinois; grandchildren, Connor and Charlee; siblings, Lura Freeland and David and Ralph Bogan and nieces and nephews. His sister, Susan Hass had predeceased him.
Calling hours will be Sunday, April 30th, from 2 to 4:30 pm at Carter Funeral Home, 1604 Grant Blvd., Syracuse. Services, with Military Honors, will be at 4:30 pm and a gathering will follow at VFW Post #951, 5366 Caughdenoy Road, NY. Private burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Clear Path for Veterans.