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Clark M. Johnson

August 20, 1939 — July 25, 2007

Clark M. Johnson of Delaware St., Glasco died Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at Benedictine Hospital. He was 67. He was born August 20, 1939 in Staten Island, the son of the late John and Edith Olsen Johnson. Mr. Johnson served in the Navy from 1959-1963 on the U.S.S. Intrepid as a radar specialist. His fondest memory was the Project Mercury recover of LtCmdr. Scott M. Carpenter on May 24, 1962. He also retired from the New York Army National Guard in 1999 as a Sgt. in the 1st. Bn. 156th. Field Artillery and later served at headquarters in Albany. Mr. Johnson worked for a total of 42 years in law enforcement. He worked as a patrolman for the NYC Transit Authority from 1965-1970 and as a deputy for the Ulster County Sheriff's Dept. from 1970-1972 and as a police officer for the Town of Saugerties police department from 1972 until 2000 when he retired. He worked for the Ulster Co. Sheriff's Dept. as a security officer from 2000-2007 and part-time for the Village of Saugerties police department. In 1987, he was honored by the Ulster County Police Chiefs Assoc. for meritorious service. He was Past Commander of Saugerties V.F.W. Post, 5034; Past Junior Vice Commander of Kingston V.F.W. Post 1386; a member of American Legion Post 72; former vice-president and affiliate life member of the Town of Saugerties P.B.A.; former vice-president of the Greene County Police Officers Assoc.; a member of the New York State Security & Law Enforcement Retirees, Chapter 82; a member of the 156th Field Artillery Regimental Veteran's Assoc; the U.S.S. Intrepid Assoc.; a life-member of the Saugerties Fish and Game Club; a member of Hudson Valley Lodge 432, Sons of Norway; Blue Kats Men's Club; he was a live member of Saugerties R.A. Snyder Fire Co; Saugerties Exempt Firemen's Assoc.; and an exempt member of the Glasco Fire Co. On September 29, 1968 he married Margaret Marinzulich who survives at home. Also surviving are two sons, Eric C. of Kingston and Edward A. of Glasco, a sister, Carol Ann Johnson of Staten Island and his father-in-law, Anthony Marinzulich of Saugerties. Several cousins also survive. Reposing at the Simpson-Gaus Funeral Home, 411 Albany Ave., Kingston on Saturday from 1-4 and 7-9 pm and Sunday from 1-4 & 7-9 pm. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday at 12:00 pm at the funeral home by Rev. James Alley. Interment with military honors will be in St. Mary of the Snow Cemetery, Saugerties. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Glasco Fire Department Reconstruction Fund, P.O. 157, Glasco, NY 12432.
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