Obituaries » RAYMOND G. JOHNSON
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Burial Date April 7, 2015
Funeral Home Hays Funeral Home, Northborough
Section Garden of Heritage I Lot Number: 243Grave Number: A#1
Raymond G. Johnson passed away peacefully on April 2, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was 68. Ray leaves behind his devoted wife of 48 years, Lorna S. (Park) Johnson; his four sons, Scott Johnson and Kim of N. Brookfield; Todd Johnson and his wife Teresa of Harlan, IN; Mark Johnson and his wife Amy of Northborough; Jeffrey Johnson and his wife Catherine of Ft. Wayne, IN; his host son, Young Woo Cho; 13 grandchildren; six brothers, Dennis Johnson of WI; Michael Johnson of NC; Gene Johnson of AZ; Mark Johnson of Worcester; Thomas Johnson of VT and Dale Johnson of NH; many nieces and nephews; a predeceased brother, Gary Johnson. Born in Westmoreland, NH and raised in Rutland, VT., he was the son of the late George and Flora (Morse) Johnson. Northborough was his home for the last 48 years. Mr. Johnson graduated from Midwestern School of Evangelism in 1968. He served as evangelist and elder at Northboro Church of Christ for 48 years. Ray was employed at Metso Automation, formerly Jamesbury in Worcester as a standards engineering specialist for 36 years until retirement in 2002. The Johnson's hosted S. Korean students through Boston Global Education for seven years. Mr. Johnson enjoyed the sport of pickleball and volunteering for Northborough Helping Hands Assoc. Most of all, Ray loved spending time with his grandchildren. Calling hours will be held Monday, April 6, 2015 from 4-7 p.m. in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St. The funeral will be held Tuesday, April 7th at 10 a.m. in Northboro Church of Christ, 456 W. Main St. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations – Northborough Helping Hands, P. O. Box 383 Northborough, MA 01532 or Church of Christ Benevolent Fund, P.O. Box 633 Northborough.