Orris Brogan

Obituary of Orris William Brogan

Orris W, (Babe) Brogan Jr. , 88, of Vineland N.J. passed away on December 29, 2020 in Somers Point N.J. Private Funeral services will be held at the Catholic Church in Engelwood, Florida in late January 2021. Orris Babe Brogan Jr. Was born in Camden, N.J to Orris Sr and Willetta Brogan on January 14,1932. Babe went to Pitman High School and graduated in 1951. He attended Pennsylvania Military College (Widener) for one year before joining the U.S. Navy in 1952. After his service with the Navy Babe became a New Jersey State Trooper and later worked for The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office where he achieved the rank of Captain of Detectives. He retired from Law Enforcement in 1986. Babe was inducted into the Pitman Sports Hall of Fame and the Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame for his outstanding athletic achievements. Babe and his wife Myrna Brogan moved to Englewood Florida where they both enjoyed boating, fishing and volunteering at the Catholic Church of Englewood Florida. They lived in Florida until the death of Myrna in January of 2018. Babe is survived by his son and future daughter in law, Scott Brogan and Manon Giguere of Sarasota Florida and his son and daughter in law, Steve and Tracey Brogan of Vineland N.J. He is also survived by four grand children , Dawn Blaston, Lori Koehl, Kelly Stafford and Casey Brogan. Babe also had 8 great grandchildren. Babe is predeceased by his loving wife of 63 years Agnes Myrna Brogan. The family would like to thank Shore Memorial Hospital and Hospice for their efforts and kindness to Pops during his last days. Pops and Grams are now together again and walking hand and hand in Heaven. We all miss you both tremendously.
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