HOHL - Kenneth J.
Of Tonawanda TWP, January 22, 2020.
Beloved father of Sharon (Mark) Doherty, Kathleen (Richard) Schoelles, Michael T. (Karen) and Thomas T. (Shelly) Hohl. Grandfather of Christine and Rene Doherty, Richard Schoelles and McKenzie Hohl. Dear friend of Marilyn Coughlin; former husband of Patricia McCarthy-Hohl; brother of the late Dale (Theresa) and late Gary T. Hohl; also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the D. LAWRENCE GINNANE FUNERAL HOME, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, NY - Sunday (January 26th) 5:00 - 8:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Amelia’s RC Church, 2999 Eggert Rd., Tonawanda, NY Monday at 11:30 AM. Please meet at church.
Kenneth J. Hohl, Retired Businessman
Surrounded by family, Kenneth J. Hohl, loving father and grandfather, retired businessman, veteran and former college athlete, died Wednesday (January 22, 2020) at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was 83.
Mr. Hohl was formerly president and owner of Watson Sales Company, Buffalo, the industrial safety sales company he ran for nearly 40 years. An avid golfer he spent his retirement years between his homes in Kenmore, NY and St. Petersburg, FL.
Born in Buffalo in 1936, he was a 1955 graduate of Canisius High School where he was a star football and baseball player. Mr. Hohl went on to Holy Cross College, where he earned All American recognition, playing both offense (halfback) and defense for the Crusaders in 1956, 57 and 58. After graduation he served in the United States Air Force as a Second Lieutenant.
Mr. Hohl was an active member of St. Amelia’s Parish, Tonawanda, NY, where he served as a Eucharistic Minister, Catholic Charities captain and president of the Holy Name Society.
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