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William W. Johnson

December 2, 1944 ~ January 2, 2022 (age 77)


Lunenburg – William W. Johnson Jr., 77, passed away at home on Sunday, January 2, 2022, surrounded by his loving family.

William “Bill” was born in Fitchburg, MA on December 2, 1944, son to Mary and William Johnson Sr.

Bill graduate from Leominster Boys Trade High School. He lived in Leominster until he entered the US Army from 1969-1971, spent 1 year in Vietnam, and was promoted to Specialist 5 shortly after arriving in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star. After returning to Leominster, he worked as a licensed and registered Radiologic Technologist for 50 years. Bill graduated from Worcester State College and received his Masters Degrees in Counseling from Anna Maria College.

He married the love of his life Barbara Pearson on October 7, 1973.

In addition to his wife, Bill leaves his two daughters, Elisabeth M. Johnson and her partner Chris Parsell and Jessica L. Harrington and her husband Russell and their three son’s Owen, Oliver, and Gabriel.

Bill loved spending time with family and traveling to Europe and the States. He was preceded in death by his sister Margaret Niemi and his parents.

There will be no calling hours, services will be held at a later date at his family’s convenience.

Arrangements have been trusted to the care of the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 763 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg, MA 01462.

John F. Masciarelli, James M. Hebert and Terresa Shea, Funeral Directors.

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