|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1960|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2009|
Stephen Lawrence Johnson, 48, of Rutland, died Saturday, March 28, 2009, at Fletcher Allen Health Care, after a brief illness.
He was born in Rutland, December 2, 1960, the son of James E. and Blanche (Todriff) Johnson Sr.
He was a graduate of Rutland High School class of 1978. On May 14, 1983, he married Marsha Belden of Rutland.
Stephen was employed for several years at Rollerville Skating Rink as a skate guard and assistant manager, the Rutland Herald, Plaza Appliance and Stratton Mountain. He also was employed by the Vermont State Fair in the dog and pet department for many years and currently was superintendent of parking and co-superintendent of restrooms.
He was a member of the Rutland United Church where he served as head usher, chairman of the staff, Parish Committee and as a trustee.
He was a member of the Maple Valley Grange of Wallingford and a former member of the Marble Valley Grange #567 in Pittsford. He was a member of the New Horizons Pomona Grange, the former Killington Pomona Grange, the Vermont State Grange and the National Grange.
Stephen was an extremely avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, the Boston Celtics, Boston Bruins and the Dallas Cowboys.
Survivors include his wife, Marsha of Rutland; a daughter, Stephanie Jones and her former husband, Samuel Jones Jr., of Rutland and their son, Samuel B. Jones III; two sisters, Cynthia Johnson of West Rutland and Sharon Turner and her husband Tim of Rutland; two brothers, Michael Johnson of Clarendon and Daniel Johnson of Rutland; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Victoria Johnson; by a brother, James "Jay" Johnson Jr.; a niece, Dorothy Johnson; and by a nephew, Timothy Johnson Jr.
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday (today) from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Rutland. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Hope Lodge in Burlington, c/o Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
James Edward Johnson (1935 - 1999)
Blanche Elizabeth Todriff Johnson (1938 - 1991)
Cynthia May Johnson (1955 - ____)*
James Edward Johnson (1957 - 2003)*
Daniel Allen Johnson (1959 - 2012)*
Stephen Lawrence Johnson (1960 - 2009)
Created by: Debby (Patt) Margiotta
Record added: Apr 25, 2010
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