Tag Archives: Frank Johnson


Street’s alternative name to honor Johnson

NAUGATUCK — After all the pomp and circumstance of the annual Memorial Day parade, a solemn ceremony honoring deceased veterans is held on Division Street. So it may be fitting,…

Marine Corps veteran Pat Musco waves an American flag as World War II Army veteran Franklin Johnson's funeral procession passes by him on Maple Street on Saturday.

Johnson remembered as American hero

NAUGATUCK — Franklin Johnson, Sr., who’s credited with shaping the borough’s ardent patriotism and improving morale during the uncertain times of the Vietnam War, was remembered at a solemn funeral…