March 1, 1925 ~ February 11, 2006
In Johnson City, NY, Feb. 11, 2006 Charles P. Johnson, age 80, of Orange and formerly of Stratford, husband of Judith Johnson. He was born March 1, 1925 in New Bedford, MA, son of the late Harry and Helen Johnson. He served during WW II in the 4th Marine Division in Iwo Jima. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter, Deborah and son-in-law, Durval Machado of Johnson City, NY, sons, Rick, Dennis and Gary Johnson, loving treasured granddaughters, Brittany and Morgan Machado, also grandchildren, Rick Johnson, Jr., Michele, Kim and Dawn and three great-grandchildren. He retired after working 20 years in advertising for Herald Graphics of Stratford. He was a past member of the Valley Yacht Club, served as Commodore from 1971-72, and was a private airplane pilot, a motorcycle instructor and an avid boater. Funeral service private and under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven.