JOHNSON, FATHER RICHARD, C.P., 90, died Friday, June 27, 2014 at Norton Brownsboro Hospital stroke I.C.U..
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A native of California, he professed his Passionist vows in 1944 and was ordained a priest in 1951. As a Passionist and priest, Fr. Richard generously served God as a seminary professor, associate pastor, retreat center staff member, auxiliary military chaplain and an itinerant preacher.
He is survived by his Passionist community as well as numerous relatives and friends.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, June 30, 2014 at the Passionist community chapel, 1924 Newburg Road, with burial on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Passionist cemetery in Sierra Madre, CA. A vigil will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014 at the Passionist community with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Local arrangements are in care of Bosse Funeral Home.
Memorial gifts may be made to the Passionist community, 1924 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205.
Published in The Courier-Journal on June 29, 2014