Leah P. Hogan
January 3, 1964 - October 6, 2017
Leah P. Hogan died suddenly on October 6th, 2017 of natural causes. She was born on January 3rd, 1964 in New London, CT. Leah was the daughter of Francis J. and the late Sally Thomas Pavetti. She was raised in Waterford, CT and graduated from the Williams Preparatory School in New London. She graduated from Barnard College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1986. She earned a Juris Doctor degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, MA. Leah then practiced family law in Stamford, CT for 10 years, was active in the Bar Association and was awarded The American Bar Association Law Day Activity Award. She retired from the Bar to become a stay at home mom after the birth of her first son.
She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Jim, her sons Jamie and Jack, and her father Fran. She was predeceased by her mother Sally Thomas Pavetti.
Leah and her family resided for the past 23 years in the unique coastline village of Rowayton. Leah was active in public service in her community, serving for 12 years on the Pine Point Association Board of Directors, including 10 years as President. She also served as President of the Rowayton School PTA , as a coach for Rowayton School’s Odyssey of the Mind teams, and as a member of the Roton School PTC. She most recently served as the President of the Senators Success Fund at Brien McMahon High School, where she was a key figure in the recent approval of a future illuminated LED sign at McMahon.
For all those who were fortunate to have known Leah, she was known as a vibrant, gorgeous, brilliant and articulate woman, and as a strong advocate with a can-do attitude. She was most importantly a dearly loved daughter, wife and mother.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4:00 – 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 1:00 PM in St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Avenue, Norwalk, CT.
In lieu of flowers, her family and many friends request that a tax exempt donation to the LED sign at McMahon High School be made at SenatorsSF.com website in her memory.