Michelle E. Hogan


Michelle E.”Shelley” Hogan, 59, of Walton passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Johnson City, after a short illness.

Michelle was born on Dec. 23, 1962 in Cornwall, the daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Pierce) Burghart. On April 9, 1994 she married Michael Hogan. Shelley was a home health care provider in Walton for many years. She loved animals and took in the neighborhood cats or strays that needed homes. She enjoyed fishing, riding bike, and being surrounded by nature, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family.

Shelley is survived by her loving family, her husband Michael Hogan, daughter Mandi Stratton of Walton, and son Michael (Joanne) Hogan of Walton; grandchildren Lennox and Ava Jean, sisters and brothers-in-law, Deborah and Michael Furman of Walton, Cynthia Walley of Unadilla, Theresa and William Hoyt of Clifton Park, sisters-in -law Karen Glasner of Walton, Sheri and Bob Ruff of Sidney, several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her parents, brother-in-law, William Walley, mother and father-in-law Betty and Melvin Yale.

A graveside service was held Friday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m. at Walton Cemetery, 55 Fancher Avenue, Walton with Pastor Bob Wilkie, officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Courtney Funeral Home, Walton.

Memorial contribution’s in Shelley’s memory may be made to Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, 46610 State Highway 10, Delhi, NY 13753 or Plymouth Church, 6033 County Route 21, Walton, NY 13856.

Condolences to the family may be made at courtneyfh.com.