Eileen Sogan, 82, Amsterdam, died June 15, 2010 in the home of her daughter Carleen Fodor following an extended illness. She was born Jan. 26, 1928 in Amsterdam, she was the 13th child of the late Isaac and Elizabeth Shaw Merrin. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Michael Sogan; 12 brothers and sisters Stanley Merrin, May Kelley, Albert Merrin, John Merrin, Gladys McDonald, Edna Hefling, Fred Merrin, Norma Myer, Norman Merrin, Beatrice Vergaleto, Burt Merrin and George Merrin. A memorial ser vice will be held Friday, June 25, 2010 at 1 p.m. in the Sweeney Dodds Funeral Home at Amsterdam with the Rev. Jack Visser officiating. Interment in Grandview Cemetery, Scio. A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.