hollisterjohnson jr.
Greece: October 7, 2012 at age 83. Predeceased by his 1st wife, Betty (Ludlow) Johnson. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Johnson; sister, Mary Anna Gragg; daughter, Katherine (Mark) Kristansen; son, William (Carolyn) Johnson; 5 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. John was born in Watertown, NY on January 14, 1929. He is a Veteran of the United States Navy and served in the Korean War. John is a retiree of Eastman Kodak Company as a Research Chemist, was very active in Troop 185 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, was a volunteer at Rochester General Hospital, an avid square dancer and enjoyed Big Band music. John's family would like to express a sincere thank you to the staff of Rochester General Hospital and Unity Hospital for their compassion and care shown to John and his family throughout his illness. John's visitation will be held Friday, October 12th, 4-7 P.M. at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, Greece Chapel, 1075 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Service will be held, following visitation at 7 P.M. in Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be held privately in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Rochester General Foundation (GiverGH.org), Unity Health Foundation (UnityHealth.org/Foundation) or to a charity of your choice in his memory.

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  1. We are sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May God be with all of you at this time.
    Linda and Jim Merring

  2. Shirley, We know that you will miss John. Our thoughts are with you. In sympathy, Jan and Walt.
    P.S. We hope to see you back at yoga soon.

  3. We were so saddened to hear of John’s death . Dave worked with John at Kodak for several years , and, we remember some very nice gatherings at Betty and John’s home near holiday times. Our very sincere sympathies to his entire family.

  4. Damon & Judy Bird
    We were sorry to hear about Johns passing and we will miss him at the club and the card playing too.. Shirley our thoughts are with you and we hope to see you soon.

  5. Shirley, We are so sorry to hear of John’s death. News is just getting out here in Florida. Please know that you are in our thoughts. We will miss you at the Promenaders.

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