PLAINVILLE - John Michael Johnson, 52, of Plainville, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 24th after a long illness. John was born in Brookline, MA, moved to Plainville when he was 5 months old, and lived there his entire life. John was a gifted mechanic, avid outdoorsman, Nascar fan and all-around good guy. He will be dearly missed by everyone who was lucky enough to know him. With a quick wit and unfailing sense of humor, he was always the first to help when anyone around him was in need. John was a man of extraordinary faith which provided him with strength and courage. His greatest joy was sharing God's love with others.
He is survived by his daughter Jessica L. (Johnson) Paquette, son-in-law Christopher J. Paquette and their children, Alexis M. Paquette and Landon C. Paquette of North Attleboro. He is survived by his mother, Patricia C. (Arcaro) Johnson of Plainville. His father, Richard W. Johnson, preceded him in death in 1992. He is survived by his five siblings: Christine M. Johnson of Buzzards Bay, Joseph R. Johnson of Attleboro, Robert J. Johnson of Plainville, Susan A. Johnson of North Attleboro, and Theresa A. Johnson of North Attleboro, sister-in-law Susan M. (Amoling) Johnson and brother-in-law Stephen D. Rogers, and eight beloved nieces and nephews. In addition, he is survived by numerous loving aunts, uncles and cousins across the country, and a number of devoted friends who supported him over the years and were always in his heart.
John will be honored in a private funeral mass at St. Martha's Church and will be laid to rest at Plainville Cemetery. Remembrances may be left at the online guest book at Sperry-McHoul.com. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.
The family wishes to acknowledge the exceptional care of Community VNA and Hospice Care of Attleboro, Dr. Rachel Wolfe-Silver of Foxboro, and the many caregivers who supported John and his family over the years. You made a tremendous difference, and we sincerely thank you for all that you did.