John Johnson, 86, passed away on June 15, 2022, after several years of declining health. His wife, Janet Morgan Johnson, survives him.
John was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to John and Mary Guskie Johnson of Newtown. He spent the majority of his life in Newtown and worked as a heavy equipment operator for E. Paul Kovacs & Co and several other construction contractors before opening his own excavating business, John Johnson & Sons Inc, in 1985.
John is survived by four sons, John A. (Roberta) Johnson, Richard (Debbie) Robinson, Steven Johnson, and Allen (Evelyn) Johnson; and two daughters, Joan Johnson and Linda (Rodger) Connor. Also surviving him are fifteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be at Honan Funeral Home, Main Street, Newtown Conn., on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 11:30 am before the service at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow immediately after the service at Elmwood Cemetery, Route 302, Bethel, Conn.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in John’s memory to a charity of one’s choice.