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Richard A. Johnson

Born: Sat., Oct. 28, 1933
Died: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019


A Private Family Service Will Be Held At A Later Date


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Richard A. Johnson 85, of Middleboro, MA passed away January 3, 2019 at Hope Hospice in RI after a period of failing health. We was the husband of the late Catherine (Harris) Johnson.

Richard was born October 28, 1933 in Boston. He was educated in Boston Schools and had lived for many years in Whitman, moving to Middleboro in 2002.

He worked as a Meat Cutter for several Supermarkets in the area and enjoyed going to the COA in Middleboro, playing pool, woodworking, puzzles, feeding the birds, nature, building doll houses with his brother Donald but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also made and donated a dollhouse to the Middleboro K-9 Unit and Fire Department for a fund raiser.

He is survived by 4 children Valerie Hammarberg and her husband Glen, Richard Johnson, Denise Leavitt and her husband Dean and Joanne Myers; 6 grandchildren Jennifer Ambrose, Glen Hammarberg, II, Valerie Pappagallo, Andy Leavitt, Gilbert Drewett and Eli Myers and several great-grandchildren. He was also the grandfather of the late Barry Johnson and brother of the late Donald, Frank and Robert Johnson.

All services are private.

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Dorina Moriarty
   Posted Sun January 13, 2019
Our sweet Richard is now at his Heavenly abode with His Precious Lord; will always remember our wonderful trip to Israel and prayer group meetings where he invisioned The Lord Himself sitting in our midst; fellowship celebrations and his ever-present jovial enthusiasm and keen insight. What a fine legacy he left to his family: May Our Good Lord Bless & Keep you All; Comfort you in your difficult times; give you His Guidance Strength & all-consuming Peace as we wait to join Richard at the place where I am sure he'll have something he created ready for us.