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Thomas Howard Johnson, Sr. of Rochester, New York passed away on March 5, 2023, at age 71, surrounded by family,
Predeceased by his parents, Howard and Winifred; son, Michael P. Johnson; and granddaughter, Anita Trigo. Survived by his wife of 45 years, Kathi; children: Thomas (Katie) Johnson, Jr., Brandy (Tim) Bauza, and Cynthia (Daniel) Zander; grandchildren: Samantha, Devan, Carly, Josephine, Trey and Jeremiah; two great-grandchildren; sister, Susan (William) Redden, as well as nieces and nephews.
Tom was born on March 11, 1951 and grew up on Glasser Street in the City of Rochester. He enjoyed time at Peps Landing on Keuka Lake as a child which is a tradition he then carried on with his family and they continue. He liked to go to the casino to play blackjack and was an excellent euchre player. He loved his dog Jake and his gran-pups Maggie-Moo and Charlie. Tom was a lifelong Buffalo Bills fan, he and Kathi cheered their team on; attending every home game religiously with their closest friends. Thomas spent his career of over 40 years at the Xerox Corporation where worked in Henrietta, Webster and The Square.
Friends and family are invited to a Memorial Service to be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the Interfaith Chapel of Miller Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. 3325 Winton Rd. South. All are invited to wear their favorite Bills gear (yes, we mean it) to honor Tom’s devotion to the Bills as we celebrate him. Immediately following, everyone is invited to a celebratory reception at MicGinny’s on The River, 2246 East River Road, Rochester, NY 14623. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to an organization of your choice.