From the New Mexican, Tuesday, March 16, 1993. Maureen Hogan Dayton was a daughter of John and Bridget's son Thomas S. Hogan:


DAYTON, Maureen Frances Hogan, 86 -- Died peaceully at home Friday, March 12, 1993. She was a resident of Santa Fe since 1966. Born in Billings, Montana the daughter of Thomas S. Hogan and Katherine Hogan, she spent her early years on the family ranch next to the Custer Battle Field. Her father moved the family to Denver, CO as he began his career as an oil and gas explorer and developer. Maureen graduated from high school in Denver, and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, in 1931. She joined her family in Texas where her father was active in the development of the Permian Basin. Her father then accepted a position as Undersecretary of the Interior under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and moved the family to Washington, DC.

Maureen missed the Western sunshine and open spaces and returned West, ending up in El Paso, Texas and New Mexico. Following an unsuccessful marriage, she found herself with four children to raise alone. She went to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad as a telegrapher clerk because it offered women better pay and benefits than other employers of that time. Upone retiring from the railroad, she moved to Santa Fe. She was active in the Women's Chamber of Commerce, the American Association of University Women, and the Santa Fe Women's Club, among others.

Maureen was interested in people and events, books, art, music and travel; including a tipr in 1970 to Poland and Russia. Her son Philip M. Dayton preceded her in death in 1990. She is survived by a son, (private); a daughter, (private); and a son, (private); 7 grandchildren: (private); 5 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; a sister, Helen Veitch of Lubbock, TX; and a brother, Fred Hogan of Midland, TX. Her family especially wishes to thank Francis Home Health Care for allowing Maureen to live out her life with dignity and minimal discomfort. Visitation will begin at 5:00 pm today at Berardinelli Mortuary where a Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm this evening. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday at 10:00 am at St. Francis Cathedral in Santa Fe. Crypt Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Mortuary, 1399 Luisa, 983-4331.


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