SUTTON – Roy Lee Johnson, 76 passed away on Friday, March 26th at UMASS Memorial Medical Center, after a brief illness.
Roy leaves his brother, Wayne Johnson and his wife Susan, of East Greenbush, N.Y., his longtime companion, Lillian Haskins Parker, and her brother and his wife, Richard and Judy Haskins. He also leaves three nieces, Jessica Gurwitz, Janette Gagnon, and Jolene Thompson and their families.
Roy was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving his country during the Vietnam Era. He spent many years on the flagship USS Littlerock CLG in the Mediterranean. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion. He worked for Borden Chemical in Leominster, and ECC Corporation in Jefferson, MA. His family would like to thank all the medical staff that helped him through the final difficult years.
Roy’s family will celebrate his life privately. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Rheumatoid Arthritis Foundation, Help Fight RA, 8815 Conroy Windemere Road Suite 309, Orlando, FL 32835.