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John N.Johnson, 98, Of Cresskill

CRESSKILL, N.J. -- John N. Johnson, 98 of Cresskill, died Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II.

Between 1948-2008, he was employed as an athletic trainer at Manhattan College and the New York Giants football team, retiring at 90.

He continued to stay active by reading, gardening and enjoying life with family and friends.

He is survived by his daughters, Jeanette Johnson and Laura Watson; son-in-law, Richard L. Watson; grandson, Richard Norman Watson; brother, David Johnson; sister-in-law, Gini Johnson; and numerous nieces and nephews..

He was predeceased by his wife, Esther; and sister, Alice Welch.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army (, Vantage Health Systems, 2 Park Ave., Dumont, NJ 07628 or the United Methodist Church at Demarest.

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