Matthew A. Johnson

Matthew A. Johnson, 41, of Grooms Road, Rexford, died Wednesday, May 22, 2013. He was born in Gloversville on March 20, 1972, the son of James Sr. and Jacqueline Hanson Johnson.

He was a graduate of Northville Central School, class of 1990, and was a member of the Local 7 Pipefitters Union. He loved hunting, fishing, boating and skiing.

Survivors include his mother, Jacqueline Johnson; his son, Darrin Johnson; five brothers, James (Debbie) Johnson, Anthony (Lisa) Johnson, Gregory (Dawn) Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson (Ashley Weddell) and Eric Johnson (Mindy Rumble); two sisters, Cheryl (Jeffrey) Paige and Jadine Johnson Maynor (Vick VanAvery). Several nieces and nephews and his beloved lab, Bailey, also survive him. He was predeceased by his father, James Edward Johnson Sr. on April 9, 2009.

Family and Friends are invited to celebrate Matt’s life on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at 4 p.m. at Vic’s Tavern, 223 County Hwy. 152, Northville. Memorial contributions may be made to his son, Darin Johnson, c/o Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge Street, Northville, NY 12134. Condolences may be made to the family online at