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Marlatt Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

615 Main Street East, Hamilton, ON

OBITUARY

Rudy J. Johnson

November 17, 1923June 21, 2020

Suddenly, after a pleasant day visiting with family, Rudolph (Rudy) Johnson, in his 97th year, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at his residence, the Village of Wentworth Heights.

Predeceased by his beloved wife of 56 years, Lillian Johnson (Eatock). A devoted family man, he will be lovingly remembered by daughters Barbara Archer (John) and Catherine Hendrix, grandchildren Jared Hendrix (Megan McCabe), Stephanie Hendrix (Alex Zimmerman), Ryan Archer (Melissa), Paul Archer (Candice) and great-grandchildren Katelyn, Ethan, William and Isobel.

Retired manager and dedicated employee of Stelco Inc. for forty-five years. Long-time member of St. John United Church, Hamilton, where he participated in many of its organizations. Past board member of St. Peter’s Hospital, the Canadian Cancer Society, the Stroke Recovery Association of Hamilton-Wentworth, and the Business Advisory Board of Mohawk College. Past president of the Hamilton Central Kiwanis Club. Member of the Westmount Masonic Lodge, No. 671, as well as the “Golden Horseshoe” Barbershop Chorus. A man with a kind heart and unending concern for others, he will be greatly missed.

We would like to thank Rudy’s excellent caregiver of five years, Felice Leptig as well as the wonderful, caring staff at The Village of Wentworth Heights retirement home. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John United Church would be appreciated. There will be a private graveside service with a celebration of life to follow at a later date.

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Anne Reilly

June 27, 2020

I remember the day that Aunt Lillian told us about Uncle Rudy joining a barbershop chorus. 😁 Cj and I also sang in a ladies barbershop chorus, and this gave us lots to talk about whenever we visited Aunt Lillian and Uncle Rudy. For sure, God has welcomed him home. TIL we meet again,
Dave and Anne Reilly

Ron Hendrix

June 24, 2020

Cathy, Jared, Steph and the Archer Family, we are so sorry to hear of Rudy's passing. He was always such a gentleman in every encounter we had with him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

Darleen, Ron, Laura and Spencer

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