Frederick S. Johnson age 78 and life-long resident of Maynard passed away on Saturday, October 19, 2013.
Born in Maynard on October 5, 1935 he was the son of the late Frank W. and Edith (Holman) Johnson.
Raised and educated in Maynard, Fred graduated from Maynard High School. He enlisted in the United States Air Force serving his country during the Korean Conflict.
Upon his return home he began a career in banking working as a loan officer and manager for Baybank in Carlisle. During his retirement he worked part-time for a retail gasoline station in Acton.
An active and devoted Mason, Fred was a long-time member of the Charles A. Welch Lodge A.F. & A.M. in Maynard and was chairman of the DeMolay Chapter for many years. He also visited other area Masonic Lodges developing many long lasting friendships. Fred also had a passionate interest in his family genealogy tracing back to the 15th century.
He is survived by his nephew, John W. Taylor III of Mansfield and his niece Valerie Taylor of South Windsor, CT., his uncle Walter E. (Mike) Johnson of KY as well as several cousins. He was also the brother of the late Myrna Taylor and brother-in-law of the late John W. Taylor II.
Visiting Hours, Sunday, Oct. 27th from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Fowler-Kennedy Funeral Home, 42 Concord St., Maynard. A Masonic Service will follow at 4:00 pm. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Interment in Glenwood Cemetery will be private.
Gifts in Fred's name may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114.