Ralph E. Johnson, 55, of Haverhill, passed away July 24, at Tufts Medical Center, Boston, surrounded by his family.
Born in East Derry, N.H., he was the son of the late Gardner and Joanne (Cranton) Johnson. Raised and educated in Plaistow, N.H., on Joanne Drive, named after his late mother, he attended Timberlane School district. He later moved to Haverhill. He was a NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching the 49ers football team play on Sundays. His most treasured moments were spending time with his family.
He is survived by his children, Laura L. Martinez and her husband Anthony of Kingston, N.H., Ralph E. Johnson Jr. of Mesa, Calif., Jennifer M. Haas and Ive Pabon of Manchester, N.H., Melissa S. Dupuis and her husband Roger of Salem, N.H., and Michael E. Haas of Manchester, N.H.; his companion of 20 years, Linda Graciel of Haverhill; and siblings, Terry Moulton and her husband William of Plaistow, N.H., Gardner Johnson and his wife Tammy of Danville, N.H., Thomas Johnson and his wife Sue of Kingston, N.H., Steven Johnson and his wife Maria of Raymond, N.H., Richard D. Johnson of Haverhill, Matthew Johnson and his wife Kathy of Haverhill and Gregory Johnson of Haverhill. He was predeceased by his siblings Jeffrey and Jacqueline Johnson.
Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours Friday, July 29, from 5 to 8 p.m., at Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill.