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Gerhard “Gerry” Ernst Thomas Hojan

August 1, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Gerhard "Gerry" Ernst Thomas Hojan, 76, of Fort Myers, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013. He was born Jan. 6, 1937, in Germany to Wilhelm and Sophia Hojan, now deceased.

He enjoyed life to the fullest. After leaving his native country of Germany at the age of 17, he earned his masters in culinary arts at the Savoy Hotel in Paris, France. Consequently he lived in Nassau, Bahamas, for a number of years until he finally made Jamaica his home in Sundowner. His business achievements throughout his life have been many.

He will be missed dearly; knowing that he is in a better place and at peace with the Lord. May he always be remembered as the man who threw all caution to the wind and did it "His Way."

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Gerhard “Gerry” Ernst Thomas Hojan

He is survived by his children, Gerhard-Shafter and Kerry-Ann; three grandchildren, Corey, Brandi and Kathryn; brothers-in-law, Vincent, Errol, Cecil and Patrick; sisters-in-law, Theone, Barbara and Yvett; former wife, Pauline, who was by his side for 38 years; as well as nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

A memorial service will be held 12:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 4, at Mullins Memorial, 1056 N.E. 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, with Pastor Van Garner officiating. The family will receive friends from noon until the hour of service.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.



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