Firefighter Devoted to Family, Faith

Nov. 28, 2001

Jonathan R. Hohmann knew there were risks as a firefighter, but he also had faith that if anything were to happen to him he would be with God. That thought has been a source of comfort to his wife, Rosemarie, since her husband died, along with about 18 of his comrades, responding to the call to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11.

In his 13 years with the fire department, the 48-year-old Staten Island native moved up the ranks until he eventually joined Hazardous Materials Co. 1 in Queens.

Although he left for work each morning at 5 a.m., he remained devoted to his church, his wife and his sons.

When he wasn