Obituary: Marcus E. Johnson


NAUGATUCK — Marcus E. Johnson, 89, husband of the late Marilyn (Merritt) McGrath, died peacefully on Friday, May 13, 2016 at Paradigm Health Care of Waterbury.

Marcus was born on Jan. 17, 1927 in Byrd, Texas, the son of the late Antone and Stella (Steele) Johnson, and had lived in Naugatuck for the past 15 years. He worked for most of his career in farming and landscaping.

Marcus is survived by his caregivers, Kathleen and Michael Cerchia of Naugatuck.

All services are private and there are no calling hours. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

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