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Thomas Bowman Johnson

June 16, 2019

U.S. Veteran

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The funeral will be on Friday with services by Pastor Ginger Daubenhauser at 11 a.m. in the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  Interment with military honors will be at Union Cemetery, Peckville.  Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to True friend’s animal welfare center, Montrose PA.

To leave an online condolence visits the funeral home website.

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Thomas Bowman Johnson, 75, of Peckville, died Sunday evening June 16, 2019, at the Lackawanna Health Care Center, Sturges; after a long and courageous battle with Parkinson disease and Lewy body dementia.  He is survived by his wife of 52 years, the former Valerie Smith.

Born September 29, 1943, in Patterson, NJ, he was the son of the late John A. and Dorothy Jean Williams Johnson.  He attended Blakely High School, and after high school enlisted in United States 109th Army Reserve where he served for five years.  Thomas was a founding member of Johnsons Towing Company with his father, brother, and sister where he worked until he fell ill. Tom’s favorite passion was going to truck auctions and buying and restoring big rigs.  Thomas took great pride in his rigs and wreakers.

Surviving is a son, Thomas  Scott Johnson, Peckville; a daughter, Vanessa Ragan,  and fiancé, Robert Kurilla, Jessup; grandsons, Thomas J. Johnson, and David Ragan; a brother, Ralph Johnson, and wife, Janet, Dickson City; a sister, Kathy Lee Siwinski, and husband, Steven, Dickson City; and; nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be on Friday with services by Pastor Ginger Daubenhauser at 11 a.m. in the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  Interment with military honors will be at Union Cemetery, Peckville.  Friends may call on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers family requests donations be made to True friend’s animal welfare center, Montrose PA.

To leave an online condolence visits the funeral home website.