6/11/2018 – Michael J. Hogue, Clayton

Mr. Michael J. Hogue, 73, died Saturday, June 9th, at his residence, under the care of his family and Hospice of Jefferson County. There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 16th, starting at 3pm, at the Knights of Columbus in Clayton. The Clayton American Legion Post 821 Color-guard will do Military Honors at 4pm outside the Knights of Columbus.

Mike was born November 8th, 1944, in Dorking England, the son of Joseph and Peggy Farley Hogue. He graduated from General Brown High School.

He entered the United States Navy on March 14th, 1962, and was honorably discharged on January 21st, 1966. He was last assigned to the USNC Rosevelt RDS, in Puerto Rico.

Mike went to work for Niagara Mohawk, now National Grid, in 1979 and retired from there in 2006. While working for Niagara Mohawk, he worked for various departments. He was in the Service Department when he retired.

He was a member of the Colon Couch Post 821 American Legion, where he was Past Commander. He also was owner and operator of a DJ Service called Memory Lane.

Mike enjoyed collecting antiques, metal detecting, doing construction projects, and having a few Cuba Libres.

Surviving are two daughters, Charlotte (Matthew) Geisler of Lousiana, Pia (Ryan) Miller of Rhode Island; one son Mark (Melissa) DeRemer of Illinois; three grandchildren; two sisters; one brother; nieces and nephews.

Donations can be made in his name to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, N.Y. 13601.



  1. Ilene (Boyden) Nutting Posted

    So sorry to see another old friend from Brownville pass away. RIP

  2. SUE FAYETTE Posted

    We are saddened by the loss of Mike. He was a wonderful man. He will be missed by so many. He now rests preacefully. Sue Fayette & Kevin Resch

  3. Gary Wilton Posted

    RIP Mike,its been a long time,as we have all gone our separate ways,My condolances to Ron and Vickie,we were all the best of friends growing up…

  4. Gwen Sanford Kirkby Posted

    So deeply sorry to read of your passing. We shared a few great memories in the late 60s and 70s. You were the greatest of greats, My sincerest Thoughts and Prayers to your family. May Gods love and cherished memories bring them comfort. Gwen

  5. Sheri Doroha-VanAlstyne Posted

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Tom Bush Posted

    Pia, So sorry to hear of you dad’s passing. Thoughts and prayers to you and the rest of the family during this difficult time. May he rest in peace

  7. Michael curley Posted

    Old Mike i miss you already; thanks for the good talks and advice; condolences to your family

  8. John Bartle Posted

    I’m sorry that I found out so late of your passing. Spent a lot of time with you while hanging out with your awesome daughter Pia, who is like a sister to me. Rest In Peace old friend.

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