Lloyd J. Johnson; 77
Husband, father, grandfather,
and great-grandfather; avid sportsman
ASHBY -- Lloyd J. Johnson, 77, of Ashby, died Wednesday March 6, at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester from complications of heart surgery.
Lloyd leaves his wife of 10 years, Carole L. (St. Hilaire) Johnson; his son and daughter-in-law, Kevin L. and Karen Johnson of North Woodstock, NH; his daughters and sons-in-law, Sherry V. and Gordon Walker of Gardner, and Sandra A. and Daniel Coponen of Chassell, MI; his sister and brother-in-law Ann L. and Harold Miller of Fitchburg.
Lloyd also leaves his aunt, Blanche Meskauskas of Gardner, eight grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Also he leaves his step-daughters, Paula J. English and husband, Kenneth of Pepperell, and Tracy L. Snow of Cambridge; and two step-grandchildren.
Lloyd was predeceased by his first wife, Joan E. (Wheeler) Johnson who died May 28, 1995.
Lloyd was born in Fitchburg, June 17, 1935, the son of John W. and Lillian E. (Duquette) Johnson. He graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1954. He has lived in Ashby since 1965.
Lloyd was employed for 20 years as delivery driver for the former City Cleaners. Previously, we worked for many years at the former W.T. Grant Co.
Lloyd was an avid sportsman and loved any outdoor activity. He was a member of the Fitchburg Rod & Gun Club, the Fitchburg Sportsmen's Club, and the National Rifleman's Association. He was a member of St. Bernard Parish at St. Camillus Church.
Lloyd served 8 years in the Massachusetts National Guard.
JOHNSON -- A funeral Mass for Lloyd will be celebrated on Wednesday, March 13 at 11:00 A.M. in St. Bernard-St.. Camillus Church, 333 Mechanic St. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. A calling hour will be from 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday morning in the Bosk Funeral Home, 85 Blossom St.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Mar. 10, 2013