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Catherine Vogel

January 11, 1940 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Catherine L. Vogel, 77, of  Uxbridge, MA and longtime resident of Holliston, MA, died at Rose Monahan Hospice Home, Worcester, MA on May 3, 2017, after a long illness.  

She was born in Brooklyn, NY, to George and Eleanor Ackerman Dungan and grew up in New Jersey and attended schools in New Brunswick, NJ. Following school, she worked for Dunn and Bradstreet in Manhattan, NY.  She met her husband of 57 years, Dr. James Vogel, while he was studying at Rutgers University.  They married in Bound Brook, NJ.  While he was at Rutgers she was active in the University Women’s Club. Following completion of his doctorate they moved to Denver, CO while he served at Fitzsimons Army Hospital.  They relocated to Holliston, MA in 1967 where he was employed at the Army Medical Research Institute in Natick, MA.  While living in Holliston Catherine was active in the Holliston Historical Society and Christ the King Lutheran Church. In 1971 her husband participated in a two year scientific exchange to England which allowed them to travel around Europe. She had a keen interest in colonial architecture and designed the homes they built in Holliston and in Springfield, VT where they retired in 1995. They returned to Massachusetts in 2013.  

She is survived by her husband James, daughters Jean Vogel of Arlington, VA, Susan Vogel and husband John Crissey of Bethesda, MD, son Stephen and wife Janna Vogel of Pomfret, CT, and brother Frank and wife DeeAnn Castano of Lewis, DE. , and four grandchildren, Jack and Claire Crissey and Sarah and Mark Vogel.  She was predeceased by her mother and step father Frank Castano. 

Funeral Services are private. There are no calling hours.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Rose Monahan Hospice Home, 10 Judith Road, Worcester, MA 01602.  Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street, Webster has been entrusted with arrangements.  A guest book is available at where you may light a candle or post a condolence message.  

Charitable donations may be made to:

Rose Monahan Hospice Home
10 Judith Road, Worcester MA 01602

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