FREEMAN, Marjorie Hogan (Margie) a native of New Orleans, LA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the age of 86. She graduated from St. Stephens High School, Class of 1952. Wife of the late Alexander Van Freeman (Sonny); survived by daughters, Linda Freeman Wilson (David) and Donna C. Freeman (Angela Abraham); two grandchildren, Cherie Wilson Simon (Michael) and Corey A. Wilson (Erin); and four great-grandchildren. Beloved daughter of the late Mary Tonguis Hogan and Benjamin Ambrose Hogan, Sr.
Sister of Ralph F. Hogan (late Patricia Gaughan) and the late Mary Rita Hogan Rostetter (late Lloyd), the late Benjamin A. Hogan, Jr. (late Rose Monjure), the late Linnette Hogan Crosby (late John L. Sr.), the late Sr. Clare Elizabeth (Daughter of Charity), the late Thomas J. Hogan (Carol Benson), the late Lawrence R. Hogan (Valerie Benson), the late John J. Hogan, the late Ned J. Hogan (late Laverne Heath) and a host of nieces and nephews.
Margie was first and foremost a dedicated mother to her two daughters. She treasured her two girls and embraced every moment spent with them. Her daughters always came first. She especially loved her role as Gee Gee to her two grandchildren, Cherie and Corey. Margie was a strong, fun loving woman with a great personality. She loved spending time with family and friends. Margie also loved watching football, tennis, and spending time nurturing her garden. Being one of ten children, she knew the meaning of sharing and patience. Forever cherishing the beautiful memories of our wonderful mother, we will miss her unconditional love, generosity and wit.
A special thanks to Zoe Tobias, Director of Nursing, compassion and guidance were her gifts to us for over four years.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Mass celebrating her life at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 631 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 am until 11:55 am followed by a Catholic Mass at 12:00 noon.
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