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George W. Johnson, Jr.

November 18, 1948 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 72)

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Obituary

George W. Johnson, Jr., 72, lifelong resident of Coventry, CT passed away unexpectedly on November 17, 2021. The son of the late George W. and Margaret (Coleman) Johnson, Sr.

George enjoyed farming, hunting, and fishing. George served in the U.S. Army. He retired from the State of CT as a DOT inspector. In retirement, he loved watching his grandchildren play sports and spending time with his family and animals.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Kathleen (Wojick); sons, William and his significant other, Deb Carr, and Andrew and his wife, Sara; niece who was like a daughter, Kristine and her husband, Jamie Johnson; grandchildren, Emily, Kevin, Nathan, and Troy; and sister, Judy Rohan. He was predeceased by his brother, Carl.

George’s family will receive relatives and friends on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at Potter Funeral Home, 456 Jackson St., Willimantic. His funeral service will be Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at 10:00am at Potter Funeral Home with his burial following at West St. Cemetery, Lake Rd. Columbia. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Services

Calling Hours
Tuesday
November 23, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 24, 2021

10:00 AM
Potter Funeral Home
456 Jackson Street
Willimantic, CT 06226

Burial
Wednesday
November 24, 2021

West Street Cemetery
Lake Rd.
Columbia, CT 06237

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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