Edward Johnson

Obituary of Edward E. Johnson

Poughquag - Edward “Ted” Johnson, 77, Poughquag, NY, passed away October 19, 2022. Ted was the son of the late Ernest and Marguerite Johnson of Westfield, NJ.  He was a graduate of Huntington High School (‘63) before earning his Bachelor’s degree at Saint Michaels College in Burlington, Vermont (‘67) and then his Master’s degree at Notre Dame University (‘68).  After graduating from Notre Dame, he served his country for 4 years in the Airforce.  He was a long time social studies teacher in the Wappingers school district and a summer school administrator in the Arlington school district.  He dedicated significant time to coaching multiple youth sports in the town of Lloyd and enjoyed spending time with his extended family at lakes in New York and New Hampshire. Ted was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, New York Giants and the New York Knicks. Ted was married to Carol A. Johnson, his wife of 55 years who predeceased him on May 6, 2022. Ted is survived by his son, Richard Johnson of Marlborough, MA and his spouse Julie, daughter, Rebecca Johnson of Pine Plains, NY and daughter, Colleen Breemen of Marlborough, MA and her spouse Eric; three cherished grandchildren, Christopher Breemen, Madison Breemen and Jack Johnson; sister Judy Fitzell and her family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass to be held Monday, October 24th at 10:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church, 775 Main Street, Poughkeepsie.  A private, family burial will be held after.  Arrangements are under the care of Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at https://doylefuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ted’s name to Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; www.stjude.org.

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Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Monday, October 24, 2022
Holy Trinity Church
775 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States


Calvary Cemetery
LaGrange Ave.
Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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