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Obituaries: Stephen R. Johnson

February 02, 2019

March 19, 1947 – January 30, 2019
Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY

Stephen R. Johnson, of Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY entered into eternal rest on January 30, 2019 at his home. He was 71 years old.

The son of the late Victor P. Johnson, Sr. and Stella (Kane) Johnson, Stephen was born on March 19, 1947 in Cornwall, NY.

Stephen was a retired High Voltage Electrical Estimator at the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY. Recently, Stephen was the School Crossing Guard for the Cornwall -on- Hudson Elementary School.

He was a 52 year member of Storm King Engine Company #2. He served as Chief, President, Trustee and Chairman of numerous committees throughout the years. Stephen was also a member of the Storm King Volunteer and Exempt Fireman’s Benevolent Association and the Orange County Volunteer Firemen’s Association. He was a member and Trustee of the Cornwall Historical Society. Stephen was an avid Outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and camping. In his retirement, he enjoyed processing chickens, raising pigs and making maple syrup. Stephen was a giving person and always lent a hand to anyone who asked. We will miss his crazy sense of humor, quick smile and good nature.

Stephen is survived by his loving wife: Ann L. (Decker) Johnson at home; his daughters: Stephanie D. (Johnson) Lewis of Monroe, NY and Rachel A. (Johnson) Lyons of Montgomery, NY; his grandchildren: Max Lewis and Charlotte Lyons; and his brother: Edward Johnson, sister in-law: Hildegard Johnson and many nieces and nephews. Stephen is also survived by his longtime friends and partners in crime: Robert Brophy, Butch Cocks, Dennis Wood, Harry Maher and Bruce Bryan. Stephen is also survived by his favorite dog Lady, who misses him very much. Stephen was predeceased by his brothers: Thomas, Victor, Jr., John, Sr., William and Robert Johnson; and his sister: Margaret Strom. Stephen was also predeceased by his cat, Shorty.

Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 4th at Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc., 337 Hudson St. Cornwall-On-Hudson NY. A Chapel Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 5th at the funeral home. Interment will follow the Service at St. Thomas Cemetery, Cornwall, NY.

Arrangements are entrusted to Quigley-Sullivan Funeral Home, Inc.; to send condolences or to get directions to the funeral home, please go to


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