Carl R. Johnson
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PETERSBURG - Carl R. Johnson, 91, formerly of Pleasant View Dr. in New Castle, died peacefully Monday afternoon at Hospice House in Poland.
Carl was born July 16, 1929, in New Castle, PA, the son of Carl R. Sr. and Jennie (Benson) Johnson.
He was a graduate of Clairton High School in PA and enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. after graduation.
Carl worked for Penn Power Substation as a Substation Supervisor for 32 years until retiring in 1991.
He was a longtime member of Petersburg Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Deacon. He was also a member of the Springfield Township Ruritan Club.
Carl is survived by his wife, the former Nancy Gossard (Moore), whom he married Oct. 29, 1982; three sons, Bob (Kim) Johnson of Poland, Ken (Stacey) Johnson of East Palestine, and Chuck (Jodie) Gossard of Petersburg; two daughters, Kathleen (Ron) Johnson Burt of Hermitage and Peggy (John) Berardi of Boardman; ten grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his first wife, Phyllis Johnson.
Family and friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, and Friday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. at the Petersburg Presbyterian Church.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. the church.
Visit www.higgins-reardon.com to send condolences to the family.