Emil D. Hohol, 80, of Kingston passed away Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home.
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Born Jan. 21, 1933, in Pringle, he was the son of the late Peter and Susan Hohol.
Emil attended Pringle High School and was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
He was employed as a machinist by Bridon-American Corp., Exeter, retiring in 1998.
Emil was a member of St. Theresa's Church, Shavertown, and American Legion Post 672, Dallas.
Emil enjoyed golfing with his friends.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph, who was killed in Germany in World War II, and Michael; and sister, Anne Judge.
He is survived by his wife, the former Veronica Konopczyk, with whom he was married 33 years; sons, Larry Hohol and his wife, Alice, Deland, Fla.; Daniel Hohol and his wife, Kathy, Hunlock Creek; and David Hohol and his wife, Denise, Hunlock Creek; stepsons, Joseph Raitter and his wife, Ruthann, Arizona; and David Raitter and his wife, Josephine, Arizona; stepdaughter, Linda Bezdziecki and her husband, Edward, Hanover Township; grandchildren, Michelle Haines, Sarah Hohol, Cory Hohol, Rachael Hohol, Erin Hohol, April Ann Bezdziecki, Angela Lowe, Kimberly Castillo and David Raitter Jr.; great-grandchildren, Grayson Haines, Miguel Castillo, Sebastian Castillo, Fabian Castillo, David Raitter III, Heaven Destiny Raitter, Mariah Raitter, Elia Lowe and Liam Lowe; and brothers, John Hohl, Courtdale; and Peter Hohol, Luzerne.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Theresa's Church, Pioneer Avenue, Shavertown. The Rev. James J. Paisley, pastor, will be the celebrant. Interment with military honors will be in Chapel Lawn Memorial Park, Dallas. Family and friends may call from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Jendrzejewski Funeral Home, Wilkes-Barre.
Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2013