Michael Stephen Hogue Jr., age 38

Michael Stephen Hogue Jr.

Michael Stephen Hogue Jr., age 38, of Salem, OR passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2015.

He was born on January 27, 1977 in Garland, TX and had resided in Bloomsbury, NJ for his entire life until moving to Oregon 2 years ago.

He was the son of Michael Stephen Hogue Sr. of Orlando, FL and Debbie Gumula Solomon of Salem, OR.

Michael was a store manager for Auto Zone in Independence, OR.

He loved New York City and enjoyed planes and flying simulators.  He also loved doing anything adventurous including sky diving and riding four wheelers.

He was a member of the Bloomsbury Rescue Squad since he was 17 years old and also a Boy Scout attaining the rank of Life in Troop 288 in Clinton, NJ.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his step-father; Barry Solomon of Salem, OR.  Half-brother; Casey Hogue of Pensacola, FL.  Maternal grandmother; Frances G. Gumula of Lubbock, TX.  Many Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

All services will be private. Arrangements by Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home in Lebanon, NJ.

Memorials can be made to the 9/11 Memorial by visiting www.911memorial.org