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JOHNSON, Joseph B. 62, of Portsmouth, NH, passed away on October 13th, 2016 at home after a valiant battle with Lewy Body Dementia. He was born in Boston to the late Leo V. and Miriam F. Johnson. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn of 32 years, daughter, Kelly Miriam of Malden MA, son Christopher Joseph of Portsmouth, three brothers, Leo V. Johnson (Maryellen) of Attleboro, MA, Thomas Johnson (Margaret) of Port St. Lucie FL and Neil Johnson (Veronica) of Westwood, MA, numerous nieces and nephews, and many loving, caring and devoted friends. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, his sister and her husband, Robert and Lucille Joseph, and his father in law, Robert Kelly. A time of visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad Street, PORTSMOUTH, N.H. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Theresa's Church, 815 Central Road, Rye Beach, NH at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Beacon Hospice, 95 Brewery Lane, Unit 10, Portsmouth, NH 03801 or Portsmouth Little League, c/o Katie Lynch, 3 Boyan Place, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Visit: to sign the online guestbook. Arrangements are under the direction of J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel.
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