Dr. George John Chohany
- November 8, 1923 - June 9, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
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“Our entire family including our parents were patients of Dr. Chohany for many years. He always treated us with humor and respect and was truly a...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: sharon and richard walls - toano, VA
“My thoughts and prayers are with you the family. I was truly privledged to have known this great man. He was such a gentleman and a gentle man. He...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Judy Mahone Waltrip
“I remember coming to your home on the lower level to see Dr. C many times. Also his making home visits when I was contagous or tooo sick to get...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: susan hughes lindstrom - SC
“my condolences to the family, he was a great man & doctor, and so very proud of his family, phyllis
4 of 6 | Posted by: phyllis kokoruda
“Mickey and family-
My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father. I have heard many times from those in the community of what a...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Melinda Lewis - Seaford, VA
“I knew Dr. Chohany for pretty much my whole life, from young childhood to adult life, including a time when I worked at Williamsburg Community...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Donna Gettings Apperson - VA
Dr. George J. Chohany died peacefully at home on June 9, 2012, with Doris, his wife of 59 years, by his side.
He was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1923. After attending medical school there, he immigrated to the United States in 1948. He attended and graduated medical schools in the United States, was commissioned in the United States Air Force as Captain and served two years in Japan. He also was commissioned in the U.S. Navy into the inactive reserves by his son, Captain Thomas Chohany. He served in support of naval medicine on multiple occasions.
George was an active member in the Williamsburg Medical Community serving many years as a surgeon in the original Williamsburg Community Hospital.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Ann Harrison, her four children and their spouses; son, John, wife, Stephanie; son, Tom, wife, Lisa and four children and son-in-law; son, Michael "Mickey", wife, Vicki and two children, plus six great-grandchildren.
At George's request, the funeral and burial at Cedar Grove Cemetery were private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice House of Williamsburg, 4445 Powhatan Parkway, Williamsburg, VA 23188.
Online condolences may be made at www.nelsencares.com.