Tuesday, July 30, 2019

John M. Johnson Sr.

Wellsville, NY - John M. Johnson Sr.,  age 60, of  North Broad Street, passed away on Monday, July 29,2019, at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He was born on December 9, 1958, in Dansville, to George “Hum” and the late Joyce (Mastin) Johnson.  

John was a 1978 graduate of Scio Central High School, and later from Alfred State Vocational School for Building Trades. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church of Wellsville, an avid fisherman, hunter, and camper, and musician. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially at cookouts. John will be remembered as a local musician who played in many of his family's country and classic rock bands. 

 John is survived by: his father, George “Hum” Johnson of Wellsville; a son, John Johnson II of Wellsville; two daughters, Amelia (Jason) Workman and Crystal Johnson, both of Andover; 9 grandchildren; 2 brothers, Jeffery Johnson and Jason (Lisa)  Johnson both of Wellsville; a sister, Jean (Scott)  Hamar of Oceanside, CA.; several nieces, nephews and cousins;

John was predeceased by his mother Joyce, his first wife Dawn and a sister Julie.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, August 2, 2019, from 2-4 and 7-9 at the J.W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville. A Prayer service will be held on Saturday in the Funeral Home at 9:30 am followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10 am in the Immaculate Conception Church. Burial will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery and memorials in John's name may be given to the charity of the donor's choice. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.


  1. R.i.p uncle John u will be missed by all fly high bud

  2. May your brother,father,son, R.i.p. May God hold you in his embrace as he is John, and comfort you thru this, your family's time of loss and sorrow. My deepest sympathy to all of you.