John D. Hohman Jr., 52, served on Warwick Twp. planning commission, triathlon participant, great cook

By on October 25, 2017

John Dorward Hohman Jr., died unexpectedly at home in Lititz on Oct. 20, 2017, of a heart attack at the young age of 52 years.

John is survived by his beloved wife: Jeannine (née Mastriana); his children: JD, Nick, Ryan, and Brendan; his parents: John and Carol Ann (née Welsh) Hohman; two brothers: Jim Hohman (Kathy) and Bill Hohman (Maureen); and nieces and nephews.

John was born Aug. 12, 1965, in Plainfield, N.J., to John and Carol Ann Hohman. He graduated from Lancaster Catholic High School in 1983. He received his bachelor of arts degree in 1987 from the University of Delaware in geography and business administration. While attending Delaware, John was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and it is also where he met the love of his life: his wife, Jeannine. He completed his education in 1989 with a master’s degree in community planning from University of Rhode Island.

He and Jeannine wed in June of 1990. They decided to settle close to his hometown of Lancaster, and moved to Lititz, where John worked for Gerringer-Roth Community Planners, and also served on the planning commission in Warwick Township for several years. For the last fifteen years, John has been a manager in the health care field working first for Cardinal Health/Pyxis and then Care Fusion/Becton Dickinson.

John was a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed watching all four of his sons excel at their various sports. He himself completed a triathlon. Throughout the years he often volunteered to assist with his sons many activities. John loved to entertain and was a very gracious host and an even better cook. He was an active and dedicated member of St James Parish in Lititz.

A viewing is scheduled for Thursday evening, Oct. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz. His funeral is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 27, at St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave., Lititz, with a viewing from 10 to 11 a.m., and mass at 11 a.m., with Father James O’Blaney C.SS.R. as celebrant. Interment will immediately follow. All are welcome to attend and celebrate John’s life.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in John’s name to the The American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603.

To send an online condolence, visit Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, handled the arrangements..

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