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Chester A. Johnson

1925 - 2013 NORTH ADAMS Chester Arthur Johnson, 87, of 147 North St., North Adams, and formerly of Pownal, died Saturday, February 16, 2013, at North Adams Commons.

He was born in North Adams on October 10, 1925, son of Carl and Flora (Ebert) Johnson. He attended local schools. Mr. Johnson was a veteran of World War II, serving in the US Army Air Corps from 1943 to 1947. He later enlisted in the US Marines serving from 1947 to 1950.

Chester was last employed as a deputy sheriff in the Bennington County Sheriff's Dept. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW. Chester enjoyed playing cards and Bingo. He was devoted to his family.

His wife was the former Marjorie Morrisse, who died on September 30, 2004. They were married on November 20, 1948.

Survivors include two grandchildren, Frank Davignon and his wife, Ann, of North Adams; and Bobbi Jo Olver, and her husband, Rob, of Uncasville, CT; and five great grandchildren, Samantha, Michael, Travis, Leona, and Timmy.

His four children predeceased him, Sue Davignon, Bruce Johnson, Flora Laliberte, and Carl Johnson.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Chester Johnson will be Thursday February 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA. Burial will follow in Southview cemetery. A calling hour will be held on Thursday from 9-10 AM.

Memorial contributions may be made to the in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 19, 2013
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