Milton A. Johnson
July 29, 2017
Milton A. Johnson, 82, formerly of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017.
He leaves a son, Gregory A. Johnson of CA; a brother, Jonathan G. Johnson of Acushnet; two sisters, Martha A. Berg and her husband Gunnar of Fairhaven and Lydia L. Vincent and her husband James of New Bedford; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was born in New Bedford and grew up in Fairhaven, son of the late Milton A. and Barbara G. (Akin) Johnson and was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War and served three years in the Army National Guard.
Milton was a self employed carpenter for many years, before retiring. He enjoyed fishing, clamming and long walks. Milton loved classical music, art museums and was an avid reader of philosophy. He shared his love with his dear friends, who appreciated his intellect and high standards.
Memorial visitation will be held Thursday, August 17, 2017, from 5-7pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. Personal remembrances will be welcome at 6:30pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made in Milton's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
Visitation: Fairhaven Funeral Home