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Joseph J Johnson

April 9, 1938 — February 20, 2015

JOHNSON, Joseph of Bergenfield passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, February 20th, 2015. Devoted husband to Cathy for 49 years. He was the loving father to his three children Joseph, Christopher and Tracey, as well as his daughter in-laws Marci and Michelle, and son in law Chris. Joseph was the cherished grandfather of Jason, Ryan, Evan, Sydney, Christopher, Samantha and Caitlyn. Born in Ridgewood Queens, he moved to Bergenfield with his wife Cathy in 1974, where he raised his three children and was an employee of Con Edison for 42 years. He will be sadly missed by many and will always be remembered as a kind-hearted man who was devoted to his family, always put others first, and always had a positive attitude. Joseph was a veteran of the US Marine Corps. He was an active member of the Gooney Bird and Lions Club. He loved being a crossing guard, school bus driver, and life guard during his last years. He was very involved as a Eucharistic Minister and lector at his church, St John the Evangelist, Bergenfield, NJ. Visiting for Joseph will be on Tuesday February 24th from 3pm-8pm at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, NJ. All will gather at the funeral home on Wednesday at 9:00am for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 10:00am. Cremation will be private.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

visitation
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

3-8 pm

cemetery
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cedar Lawn Crematory

McLean Blvd & Crooks Ave
Paterson, NJ 07513

Private

service
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

29 No. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

10 am

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