George W. Johnson of Princeton dies at 78

George W. Johnson, 78, of Princeton died Monday, July 3 at home. Born in Princeton, he was a lifelong Princeton resident. George was a graduate of St. Paul’s School,  the Hun School of Princeton. He was a proud student at Lehigh University and was a member of the Theta Delta Chi Fraternity. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul’s Church, a life member of the Mercer Engine Company No. 3 Princeton Hook and Ladder, the Squatters Club, the Lion’s Club of Princeton, and the Harrison Athletic Club. George loved and was very active in flag football.

Son of the late Reuben and Cecelia (McCloskey) Johnson, brother of the late Thomas H. Johnson, brother-in-law of the late Martin F. Nestor, friend, and brother-in-law of the late Jeff Lowe, he is survived by his wife of 57 years Catherine (Nestor) Johnson, a son George W. Johnson, Jr., a daughter Brooke A. Johnson, a sister and brother in law Margaret “Peggy” and Flavio Fener, three sisters in law Josephine Johnson, Lee Nestor, Marta Lowe, 3 cousins Missy Bruvik, Caroline Clancy, Sue Bruswitz and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by dear friends Noel Sabatino and Doug Hoffman.