MIDDLEBURY – Floyd E. Johnston, 96, passed away April 2, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Beverly Ann (Lawson) Johnston and the late Gwendolyn Johnston.
Mr. Johnston was born December 27, 1923, in Waterbury, the son of the late Joseph and Ruth (Parke) Johnston. He graduated from Thomaston High School and proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps. He was a longtime Middlebury resident where he worked as a Police Officer and for the Public Works Department and served as a member of the Middlebury Fire Department. After his years in Middlebury, Mr. Johnston worked for the State of CT, Department of Transportation until his retirement in 1987. He was a 75-year member of the Thomaston American Legion Post #22.
Mr. Johnston is survived by his daughter Candy Joy Carreiro of Middlebury; his granddaughters Rebekah Carreiro and her companion Andy Villegas of Waterbury and Jennifer May Carreiro of Middlebury; his great grandchildren Samantha Joy Carreiro of Middlebury, Cassondra May Carreiro of Waterbury and Amanda Leigh Cosacchi and her husband Brandon of Southbury and Adrian Villegas of Waterbury; and his great-great granddaughter Mia Adriana Philson. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his two daughters Pamela Ann Seidel and Cynthia Lee Zering.
Arrangements – A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family in Hillside Cemetery in Thomaston and there are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Make a Wish Foundation, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611.