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Obituary for Allan Hohlt

The Very Reverend Allan H. Hohlt, 86, of Plymouth, NH, died peacefully on June 14, 2018, at the Belknap County Nursing Home, in Laconia, NH.
Born on June 14, 1932 in Brenham, Texas, Allan was the son of Ernest and Sarah (Chisolm) Hohlt.
Allan attended public schools there before going on to Texas A&M University where he was a member of The Corps and from which he graduated in 1954 with a degree in Business Administration. Upon graduation he was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force and shipped to Japan where he served most of his time as Operations Manager on a radar site on the northern part of the northern island of Hokkaido. Following his active duty he returned to Texas and worked for the Joseph T. Ryerson Co.
In 1963 he made the major decision to pursue ordination in the Episcopal Church and entered The Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley from which he graduated in 1966 with a Masters in Divinity. While there he met and married Winnie Lehman. Upon graduation they moved first to Houston where he served 2 small missions, St. David’s and Holy Cross, later moving to Freeport on the gulf coast where he was Rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. In 1970, they moved to Wilmington De. where he served at the Cathedral Church of St. John, first as Urban Missioner and later as Dean. He retired in 1994 and he and Winnie moved to Plymouth NH.
He is survived by his wife, Winnie, a daughter, Wynn and partner Suzy Preston of Santa Fe, NM, a son, Hunter and wife Molly and their 3 children, Andrew, Will and Nina of Washington D.C. A sister Ann Hohlt Ramey of Greenbrae Ca, a nephew, Stephen Ramey and 2 nieces, Gaile Ramey and Paige Ramey.
Throughout his life and career Allan has been known for his concern for equal rights and social justice, his conviction that all people should be treated with respect, his enjoyment of classical music, his ready and warm smile, his love for his family and his delight in the discovery of Plymouth where the last chapter of his full and busy life has been lived out.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Ashland NH, on Wednesday, June 27th, at 10 am with a reception to follow at Sherrill Hall, the parish house, immediately following.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The New Hampshire Music festival, Pease Public Library or The Church of the Holy Spirit, Plymouth
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