Johnson, Richard “Rick,” age 85 of Brook Park, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on February 10, 2012. Devoted husband of Lorene (nee Kotsis), his beloved wife of 52 years. Loving father of Matthew, Regina (James) Kaletta, Carolyn (Tom) Torkos, Susan and Elizabeth Ritz. Dear brother of Ruth (Don) Newman, Ted (Lucille) Johnson, Dorothy (deceased) and George (deceased) (Helen). Cherished grandfather of Mark, Ryan, Sarah, Anthony, Kelly, Hunter, Daniel and McKenzie. Veteran US Navy WWII, and US Air Force Korean War. Member of Assumption of Mary Holy Name Society. Former Councilman, City of Brook Park. Member of Cursillo.
The family will receive friends in celebration of Rick's life at the Humenik Funeral Chapel, 14200 Snow Road, Brook Park, on Sunday from 2-8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11AM on Monday at Mary Queen of the Apostles Church, 6455 Engle Road, Brook Park. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery. For those who wish, the family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer's Association of Cleveland, PO Box 74924, Cleveland OH 44194-4924; and also the Ohio Parkinsons Foundation, PO Box 271, Tallmadge OH, 44278.
Sunday, February 12th, 2012, 2:00pm – 8:00pm, Humenik Funeral Chapel
Monday, February 13th, 2012, 11:00am, Mary Queen of the Apostles
Holy Cross Cemetery