John G. Kohan
November 22, 1937 - May 24, 2018
John G. Kohan, age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018.
Born in Madera, PA on November 22, 1937, he was a son of the late Michael and Anna (Basarab) Kohan. John proudly served his country in the US Army. He was a graduate of Moshannon Valley High School in Madera, PA and received his Bachelors degree from Clarion State Teachers College in Clarion, PA.
John dedicated his career to teaching science and retired from the Christina School District after 37 years at Ogletown Junior High, Christiana Junior High and Gauger Middle School.
A true outdoorsman, John enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching all types of sports, especially those of his grandchildren. John was strong in his Christian faith and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Newark. Above all, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and dear friend to many.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia May (Salts) Kohan; and brother, Michael Kohan. He is survived by his sons, David S. Kohan (Daria) of Newark, DE and Christopher M. Kohan (Amy) of Elkton, MD; sister, Mary Osborne (Herbert) of Newark, DE; grandchildren, Matthew and Katelyn Kohan and Lauren Rogers.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 7 pm on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 7 pm. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Gracelawn Memorial Park.