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Phillip J Bogden

October 17, 1944 - October 14, 2011
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Phillip J. (Bobo) Bogden, 66,of Rices Landing, died October 14, 2011 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh after a brief battle with lung cancer. Mr. Bogden was born November 14, 1944 in Crucible, a son of late Alexander (Casey) Bogden and Anna (Balog) Bogden, one of 12 children. He was a 1964 graduate of Carmichael's high School. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local 1980, and employed by Consolidation Coal Company at Dilworth mine in Rices Landing. He served his country proudly in the 3rd Naval Construction Brigade (Seabees), Vietnam in 1967 and 1968. On March 26, 1967, he...
Phillip J. (Bobo) Bogden, 66,of Rices Landing, died October 14, 2011 at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh after a brief battle with lung cancer.

Mr. Bogden was born November 14, 1944 in Crucible, a son of late Alexander (Casey) Bogden and Anna (Balog) Bogden, one of 12 children.

He was a 1964 graduate of Carmichael's high School. He was a member of the United Mine Workers of America, Local 1980, and employed by Consolidation Coal Company at Dilworth mine in Rices Landing. He served his country proudly in the 3rd Naval Construction Brigade (Seabees), Vietnam in 1967 and 1968.

On March 26, 1967, he married Elaine Rosa of Brooklyn, New York, who survives.

Also surviving are three children, Susan (Ryan) Conklin of Crucible, Sandra Bogden of St. Pete Beach, Florida, Phillip Bogden Jr. of Seaford, Delaware, and two grandchildren Abby and Emily Conklin.

Mr. Bogden was an avid Hunter and fisherman. He loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and was a member of H.O.G. (Harley Owners Group) and loved all his pets.

He was predeceased in death by siblings, Alexander Bogden Jr., Gertrude Gongolski, Frances Gardner, Josephine Woodhall, Dolores Aftanas and Dorothy Luzio. Surviving siblings are Shirley Munton of Illinois, Louise DeCreval of Florida, Edward Bogden of Rices Landing, Frank Bogden of Waynesburg, and Clara Seeno of Las Vegas NV.


Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in the Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 1477 Jefferson Road, Jefferson, Gregory P. Rohanna, supervisor, where a blessing service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2011 with the Rev. Fr. John R. Bauer officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Crucible, PA. Condolences may be expressed online at www.behm-funeralhomes.com.

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"It's hard describing a heartache All because it's a one of a kind of thing A serious injury And a whole lot of endless pain If it was a storm I'd compare to..." Sandra Bogden - Daughter (Crucible, Pa/ St. Pete Beach, FL)

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