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February 21, 1957 – January 6, 2019

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Bruce Johnson
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Obituary for Bruce Johnson

AKWESASNE – Bruce “Check” Johnson, 61, of St. Regis Village unexpectedly passed away on January 6, 2019 in Plattsburgh. Beloved father of Marcus and Tory Thompson and beloved husband of 26 years to Liz Thompson.

Bruce was born in Cornwall, Ontario on February 21, 1957, the dear son of Irene (Sawatis) Johnson and the late Frank Johnson. He was predeceased by his father, Frank on November 28, 1982; his best friend, Kenneth “Poopsie” Diabo on August 18, 2018; and his younger brother, Terry “Lumox” Johnson on May 8, 2018.

Bruce was an ironworker out of the 711 Ironworkers Union in Montreal. He was an avid Montreal Canadians fan. He played for various sports teams when he was younger including hockey and softball. He enjoyed watching and coaching lacrosse. He had a big heart, especially when it came to his family, friends, and animals. He enjoyed being on the water fishing and cruising.

He is survived by his wife, Liz and his two sons, Marcus and Tory all of St. Regis; his mother, Irene Johnson of St. Regis; his five sisters, Karen and her companion, Pat of Cornwall Island; Shirley of Las Vegas, NV; Audrey and her husband, Frank of Kahnawake; Pam and her companion, Bill of Massena; and Sherry and her husband, Lenny of Ganienkeh. He is also survived by his sister-in-law, Charlene Johnson; and his wife’s siblings, Theresea, Delia, Wanda, Viola, Joey, Roger, Leroy, and Gary; many nieces, nephews, cousins; and his godson, Keaton Johnson.

Friends may call that the family homestead, 139 Hilltop Drive, St. Regis starting 6:00 PM Wednesday until 1:00 PM Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday 2:00 PM at St. Regis Catholic Church with Rev. Jerome Pastores, celebrating.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the Akwesasne Minor Lacrosse.

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When Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 6:00pm
Akwesasne Quebec Residence
Akwesasne, QC
Additional Information Resting at the family homestead, 139 Hilltop Drive, St. Regis

Service Information

Friday, January 11th, 2019 2:00pm
Rev. Jerome Pastores
St. Regis Catholic Church
107 Angus Thomas Memorial Road
Akwesasne, QC H0M 1A0