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HODAN, Dr. James J.

HODAN, Dr. James J.

HODAN - Dr. James J. January 26, 2018 at 86. Beloved husband of the late Esther A. (nee Szulist) Hodan; dearest father of Peggy A. (Dr. Ronald) Clarke and James D. Hodan; loving grandfather of Colleen (Michael) Schweitzer, Ryan (Shayna) Clarke, Kiel Clarke, Lindsay, James and Robert Hodan; great-grandfather of Rory, Isabella, Grayson, Kenley and Charlotte; dear brother of Ruth (late Ray) Fries and the late Norma (late Robert) Schrader; also survived by other family members. Dr. Hodan received his doctorate in Chemistry from University of Buffalo, and founded and owned Twin Lake Chemical, Inc., until his passing. He was an avid tennis and badminton player, earning a state championship during his military service in Alabama. The family will be present to receive friends on Wednesday from 4-8 PM at the (Amherst Chapel) Amigone Funeral Home, Inc., 5200 Sheridan Dr., (corner Hopkins), where a Funeral Service will be held on Thursday at 10 AM. Interment to follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery, Cheektowaga. If desired, memorials may be made in Dr. Hodan's name to Hospice-Buffalo, Inc., 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227 or SPCA Serving Erie County 300 Harlem Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224. Share condolences at

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