June 23, 1925 ~ August 4, 2003
In Toms River, NJ, Aug. 4, 2003, Kenneth Wallace Johnson, 78, husband of Josephine Leonard Johnson of 11 Henley Circle, Manchester, NJ, formerly of Cooper Ln., Hamden, father of Clifford and his wife, Pamela P. Johnson of Guilford and Marcia Stefanicci of Toms River, brother of Herbert Johnson of Orange, Dorothy Root of Wallingford, grandfather of Ryan and Chris Johnson, Jennifer, Patrick and Samantha Stefanicci. Also survived by 11 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Johnson. He was born in Woodbridge, CT, June 23, 1925 a son of the late Wallace and Ruby Sharp Johnson. He was a US Army veteran of WW II. A graduate of UCONN he worked as a construction equipment salesman for Eastern Equipment Sales. He was a member of the Masonic order, Dunbar Hill 8's vol. fire dept. and a Deacon of Dunbar Hill Church for many years. Funeral service Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003 at 12 p.m. at Dunbar United Church, 419 Dunbar Hill Rd., Hamden. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405. Arrangements under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden.