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Friday, January 25, 2019

Rev. Donald C. Vogel Succumbs at
Age 95 on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019

REVEREND DONALD C. VOGEL age 95 of 12 Columbus Avenue, Mount Morris formerly of Perry Center, died peacefully Monday January 21, 2019 at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY.

Rev. Vogel who pastored during a significant number of his retirement years at Perry Center Congregational Church, was a frequent Guest Speaker at the SLI Big Blue Dock and at Epworth Hall. His last inspirational talk at the Silver Lake Institute was given at Epworth at the age of 92.

Rev. Vogel was born the son of Frank and Florence (Trenkler) Vogel on March 25, 1923 in Rochester, NY. He joined the Army during World War II from 1942 through 1946 having served in the Pacific Theater. He married Jeanne Alfvin on September 18, 1953. Prior to his retirement in 2008 he was the Pastor at the First Congregational Church of Perry Center for 23 years.

He was also pastor at several churches in Illinois and Chicago from 1957 until 1984. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Perry Center, Past Chaplain of Perry American Legion Post #350 and Wyoming County American Legion. He belonged to many other organizations.

He is survived by his loving son, John (Brenda) Vogel of Wyoming, NY; 6 Grandchildren, Ashley (Derek), Justin, Jay, Erin, Brandie (Steve) and Amber (Tyler); Several nieces and nephews including Carol Ann Jensen, Anchorage, AK and many dear and loving friends. He was predeceased by his wife Jeanne in 1991, Son Mark in 2015 and his brother Frank. 

Friends may call Saturday, February 2 from 2-4 at the First Congregational Church of Perry Center, 7209 Route 20A, Perry Center, NY where funeral Services will follow calling. Spring Interment at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry Center, NY. In lieu of flowers. Memorials may be to the Rev. Donald Vogel Memorial Fund, C/O First Congregational Church of Perry Center, PO Box 156, Perry NY 14530. Arrangements by the JOHN W. MARTIN FUNERAL HOME, 37 Chapel St, Mt. Morris, NY. Sign the online registry at www.johnwmartinfuneralhome.com.

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