Raymond Rocco Johnson, a member of St. Rose of Lima Church for 57 years, died Aug. 1. He was 81.
Mr. Johnson was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Portland. He attended Lincoln High School and, as a teenager, started working as a delivery boy on a bicycle for Nu-Way Printing and Envelope. In 1950 he enlisted in the Coast Guard and served for three years. Upon his return to Portland, he resumed employment with Nu-Way, working as salesman, president and owner. He married Sharon Teresa Hickey in 1956. After Sharon died in 1999, he married Peggy (Nutting Wubker) in 2001.
He was preceded in death by his, brothers Ted and Ron. He is survived by his children Greg, Julie, Anthony, Vince and Marianne; five grandchildren Megan; and his wife Peggy.
A service was held at St. Rose Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Rose Conference of St. Vincent DePaul.