Eric Holm Johnson MD

April 22, 1939April 8, 2013

Eric Holm Johnson, M.D., of Brookline on Monday, April 8, 2013. Beloved son of the late Porteous & Eleanor Johnson, devoted husband of Mary (Fain) Johnson, he leaves daughters Cassandra (Boston) & Abigail (New York), son Lyman (Los Angeles), and sister Elisabeth Bell (Seattle). He was predeceased by brother Lyman Johnson of Schenectady, NY.

Born in New York, NY and raised in Oklahoma, Eric attended Thomas Jefferson School in St. Louis, Harvard College, Columbia P+S. He was a founder of Eye Health Services on Boston’s South Shore, a member of The Country Club, Brookline, The Brookline Thursday Club and The Chestnuts Investment Club. Eric recently began a second career as a farmer in Dublin, NH.

A Memorial Service will be held Mon. April 15 at 4pm at The Church of the Redeemer in Newton followed by a reception at The Country Club, Brookline. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations in Eric’s name may be made to: Monadnock Conservancy at


  • Memorial Service Monday, April 15, 2013

Eric Holm Johnson MD

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May 8, 2013

I was so sorry to hear of Doctor Johnson's passing. I was his patient for over 20 satisfying years. I will miss him. Please accept my condolences. Carroll Provost

Jerry Freeman

May 1, 2013

To the Johnson family .I just learned of his passing ,a great gentleman who I Admired for his skills and knowledge .may he rest in peace .

Demi Kapolis

April 30, 2013

To the Johnson Family,
I was saddened to recieve the letter from EHS informing me of Dr.Johnson's passing. My late parents were and I was a patient of Dr. Johnson for many, many years. He was a true gentleman, who always had a smile on his face, and a great sense of humor. My deepest sympathies.

Paula Starr

April 30, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Johnson's passing. He has been my eye doctor for many years, was warm, thorough and compassionate. My sincere condolences to his family.

mary caloia

April 27, 2013

i just learned of dr johnson's death and i was devastated. he was very kind and gentle and a true gentleman always.

Steve DiConzo

April 25, 2013

I received a notice from Eye Health of Dr. Johnson's passing and I was saddened! He was a professional @ his craft and even though I have moved to the North Shore from the South Shore, I will always remember him!

Edith Moricz

April 25, 2013

To the Johnson Family - my deepest sympathies for your loss. I have been Dr. Johnson's patient for the past 10 years. His level of care was always exemplary. I will miss him dearly. I was happy to have a first class physician. My prayers are with your family.

Diane Moriarty

April 24, 2013

Dr. Johnson was always such a gentleman, with a smile every time, and that ability to put his patients at ease. May he Rest in Peace.

Mike O'Connell

April 23, 2013

My sincerest condolences to Dr. Johnson's family and friends. I was very saddened to hear of his passing. He was so vigorous. I have only been a patient for two years and could not but be profoundly impressed by his great skill. I felt very lucky to have been seen by him, and am glad that i got to meet him.

Ellen Schultz

April 23, 2013

Please accept our deepest sympathy. Dr. Johnson has been our Dr. for years starting with my parents,my sister and myself and my husband. He was a gentleman who will be sadly missed. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. The Benkis and Schultz Family