Meadville Tribune

February 1, 2013

Michael Johnson

Meadville Tribune

ESPYVILLE — Michael Johnson, 90, of Espyville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 7, 1922, in Brownsville. He married Mary Miller on Feb. 29, 1984, in Eastlake, Ohio.

He was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy Seabees from 1943 until 1946.

Michael owned and operated Comet Construction.

He was a member of the Linesville Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7842 and the Linesville American Legion Post 462.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Michael was very hardworking and in his spare time enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Johnson; two daughters, Theresa Sokolowski, and Beckie Hart and her husband, Brian; two sons, Kevin Johnson and Joey Johnson; five grandchildren, Jennifer Denn, Dawn Gardiner, Lizzie Hart, Addie Hart and Michael Hart; a sister, Elizabeth Loncaric; his mother-in-law, Mae Keenan; Aunt Evie; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Johnson; and a granddaughter, Sonja Johnson.

Calling hours will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville. Additional calling hours will be Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with Father Dennis Veltri of St. Philip Roman Catholic Church of Linesville officiating. Full military honors will be provided on Sunday at 2 p.m. by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2006 of Meadville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to the family in care of the funeral home.

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