Harry "Happy" B. Johnson
Harry “Happy” B. Johnson, age 81, of Hackettstown formerly of Jersey City, NJ died Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, NJ. Harry was born May 4, 1934 in Jersey City, NJ. He is the son of the late Louis and Elizabeth Veronica (Watsen) Johnson. Harry is also preceded in death by 1 son; Harry J. Johnson
He served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1954 to 1956. Harry was a Truck Driver for Ideal Supply and was a member of the Teamsters, Local #560 both of Jersey City, NJ. He loved to camp, song trivia, Frank Sinatra, and his favorite sports teams were the NY Giants and Yankees. Most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his devoted wife: Kathleen (Kiernan) Johnson , 7 daughters; Donna Francisco and husband Anthony, Carol Ann Fredericks and husband Greg, Margaret Torres and husband Anthony, Bridget Johnson, Kathryn Hoffman, Jennifer Johnson, Krystle Johnson, 4 sons; George F. Jacques and wife Terry, Christopher P. Johnson and husband Donald Ryan, Edward Johnson and wife Melissa, Charles Kiernan, 1 sister; Veronica Green and husband James, 14 grandchildren, Corinne, Jessica, Michael, Anthony, Nicole, Kyle, Laura, Gregory, Kaila, Christian, Jasmine, Jordan, Londyn, and Clinton, 9 great grandchildren; Tristan, Leighton, Tatum, Giovanni, Vincenzo, Adalynn, Jamal, Jehrell and Jerard.
The funeral will be held 10:00 am on Monday, February 8 at Cochran Funeral Home, Inc., 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ. Burial will be in Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Wrightstown on Monday, February 8 at 2:00 pm.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, February 7 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Cochran Funeral Home, Inc., 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Atlantic Home Care & Hospice(Morristown Hospice Unit), 465 South Street – Floor Simons 3,
Suite 100, Morristown, NJ 07960 in memory of Happy.