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Michael Frederick Johnson

November 27, 1940 ~ April 20, 2023

Michael Frederick Johnson, 82, of Southbury, Connecticut, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Thursday, April 20, 2023, after a brief battle with Covid/pneumonia.

Michael was born on November 27, 1940, to Albert F. and Martha C. Johnson in Greenville, Michigan. While attending Greenville High School, he met the love of his life, Carolyn.  They were married after he graduated from Purdue University in 1962.  He then began his successful 40-year career at IBM. Michael’s career moved his family to Indiana, Oklahoma, Tennessee and finally to Connecticut, where he retired. Carolyn and Michael were married for 62 years and had four children, Julie, Mike, David and Mark. Wonderful memories and happy times will never be forgotten.

Michael was a kind, wonderful, devoted father, and husband. He was extremely intelligent, easy going, humorous, and caring. His love of sports (especially football and baseball) and trivia were conversations enjoyed by many people through the years. Michael and Carolyn spent their fall and winters in Vero Beach, Florida where they enjoyed swimming, walking on the beach, playing tennis, shuffleboard, and enjoying the outdoors. Spring and summers were spent in Southbury, Connecticut where they gardened, hiked, and explored the outdoors. Michael also shared his knowledge as President of the Vista Royale Computer Club.

Michael leaves behind his wife, Carolyn P. Johnson; four children: Julie Johnson, Mike (Carole) Johnson, David (Lisa) Johnson, and Mark Johnson; six grandchildren: Bryan (Kristin), Andrew (Alex), Tyler, Courtney, Breanna, and Hayden; and two great-granddaughters: Riley and Mackenzie Johnson.

May God wrap his loving arms around Michael until we see you again. You will be missed.

Michael’s ashes will be spread in Vero Beach, Florida and Southbury, Connecticut.


Beth E. McGarry

May 4, 2023, 7:26 pm

We were greatly distressed by the loss of our neighbor, Mike Johnson. He was a wonderful and a devoted husband and neighbor He generously shared his great sense of humor with all of us!!! To the Johnson family, I am so sorry for your loss!

Charles Chittick

May 4, 2023, 9:28 pm

He was a lot of fun and a great guy to be with! He taught me how to ice skate.

Anne M. OConnor

May 5, 2023, 12:51 am

Carolyn, please accept my sincere condolences on the death of your dear husband Michael. I would see you on your many walks near my old house in Vero Beach -71 Royal oak Court. Anne OConnor

Isabel Barnett

August 6, 2023, 6:33 pm

Dear Carolyn and Family,,
We are greatly saddened by Michael’s passing. We missed seeing you both on our neighborhood walks this year, but did not realize what had happened.
Please accept our sincere condolences. Michael was a kind and calming presence who always made us feel at ease. Carolyn, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. You made a perfect couple who exhibited the best qualities of humanity in your everyday interactions. We will miss you.
Sincerely, The Barnetts

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