Edward Crandall Johnson III, 68, formerly of Hamden, passed away September 21, 2011 at his home in Naugatuck. Born in New Haven on June 18, 1943, he was the son of the late Edward Crandall Johnson, Jr. and Jeaniegray (Mague) Schiebel. Ed is survived by his beloved daughter, Denise Ann Johnson, of Santa Monica, CA, and brothers David G. Johnson and Geoffrey S. Johnson, both of Hamden. He is also survived by his former wife, Doreen Finsinger, and many nieces and nephews. Ed recently retired after a 42-year career with the Kirby Co. A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 13 at 11 a.m. at Church of the Redeemer, 185 Cold Spring Street, New Haven.

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  1. I love you so much Dad! The lessons that you have taught me will never fade. I’m honored to have had the privilege of being your daughter and I hope that I have made you proud. I promise that I will strive to continue to do so as I know you’ll be watching. .May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, The rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the palm of his hand.. RIP…xoxo

  2. myprayersandthoughtsarewiththefamilyatthistimemycousinedwardiswiththeangelswithmydeepestsympathylovecousinnicholedoolittle

  3. Crandy is coming. A new Kirby I’ll get. For who can say .no. to the best salesman yet? We always enjoyed his visits and time spent with the family. With much love, Cindy

  4. My childhood memories of cousin Crandy will be with me forever. I especially remember .Chuckles candy from Crandy. Peace, Scott, Michiko, and Adam Rider

  5. myprayersandthoughtsarewiththefamilyatthistimemycousinedwardiswiththeangelswithmydeepestsympathylovecousinnicholedoolittle

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