George E. Johnson, of Hull, died March 15, after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving children.
George worked in HVAC and was a member of Local 537 for 39 years.
He loved his family and never forgot a birthday. He enjoyed gambling, going on cruises, and bowling. He loved action movies and had a collection of movies that his grandchildren would enjoy as well. He enjoyed Friday night dinners with friends. He loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Son of the late Earl and Lillian (Edwards) Johnson, George was the devoted husband of the late Gertrude (Reardon) Johnson. He was the loving father of David Johnson and his wife, Monic, of Bridgewater; Patricia Foley and her husband, Vincent, of Stoughton; Joe Johnson and his wife, Lori, of Concord; Derek Johnson (Bell) and his wife, Karen, of Weymouth; and Philip Johnson and his wife, Mary, of Bridgewater. He leaves several grandchildren: Erica, Sarah, Michael, Elizabeth, Avery, Kendall, Logan, Declan, Isabella, and Emelia.
He was the cherished brother of Russell Johnson and his wife, Lisa, of Weston; Robert Johnson and his wife, Donna, of Belmont; and Loisann Grant and her husband, Doug, of Hudson. He also is survived by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visiting hours on Thursday, from 3-7 p.m., in the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St. (off Central Street), Hingham. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. in Hull Village Cemetery, Hull.
A memorial Mass will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of George can be made to the MSPCA, Attn: Donation, 350 So. Huntington Ave., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130, or to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, International Mesothelioma Program, Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02116.
See www.Keohane.com or call 1-800-Keohane for directions and online condolences.