in memoriam

In Memory of Kenneth H. Hojnowski

August 4, 1948 - January 14, 2022


Kenneth H. Hojnowski, 73 of Clark entered into eternal rest on Friday, January 14, 2022.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Visiting hours on Tuesday, January 18 from 4 - 8 pm at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, Clark. The Funeral begins on Wednesday at 9:00 am at the Funeral Home, thence to St. Helen’s Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. To offer condolences, please visit Walter Johnson Funeral Home

Mr. Hojnowski was born in Bayonne to Henry and Florence (Jankowski) Hojnowski. He graduated from St. Peter’s Prep High School in Jersey City and received his BA from Fairfield University in CT. He lived in Elizabeth, prior to moving to Clark 15 years ago.

Mr. Hojnowski served with the Port Authority Police for 30 years, becoming a Detective in 1984 and working the last 8 years at Newark Airport, retiring in 2004.

Mr. Hojnowski was the beloved husband for 32 years, of Deborah (Whitney) Hojnowski; the devoted father of Antoinette Chapin and her husband Randy and Kenneth H. Hojnowski II; the cherished grandfather of Jocelyn, Aidan, Aaron, Veronica, Sebastian, Lucy, Maggie and Roman and the dear brother of Eugene (late) and his wife Barbara, Bernadette, Maryann and Judith.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Kenneth’s memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 785817, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
4:00PM - 8:00PM

Walter Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ 07066

Funeral Mass:
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave
Colonia, NJ 07067