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Connor Scott Johnson

Connor Scott Johnson
  • November 27, 1991 - November 28, 2016
  • West Simsbury, Connecticut

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“Dear Scott , Lisa , Tyler and Emily we are so sorry for your loss . We 're praying that the good Lord Jesus surround you, all on his perfect love . ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bruce Holihan - Simsbury, CT

“Dear Scott , Lisa , Tyler and Emily we are so sorry for your loss . We 're praying that the good Lord Jesus surround you, all on his perfect love . ...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Bruce Holihan - Simsbury, CT

“Dear Lisa, Scott, Tyler and Emily,There are no words that can ever express the sorrow I feel for the loss of your beautiful son Connor.I can only...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rita Valcorba

“Dear Lisa, I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved son Connor. As you know my situation, I know the pain and devistation that this has on...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Valerie Ludwig

“Scott and Lisa we're so sorry for your loss. I didn't know Connor in the natural but God put in on my heart, I prayed for him many times. I knew him...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Neressa DuBose - Crestview, FL

“Dear Scott and family we were deeply saddened to hear about Connor....you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Paula and Dave Gold - Watertown, CT

“So sorry to hear about Connor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys.-Nicole and Mike ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Nicole Sottile - Cornelius, NC

“God Bless ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: - Frederick, MD

“Lisa, Scott, Emily, and Tyler,I want to extend my deepest condolences to all of you on the loss of your special brother and son. I know how much you...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Hope


Connor Scott Johnson, 25, of West Simsbury, son of Scott and Lisa (Pitchford) Johnson, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Born in Hartford, he was raised in Simsbury. He graduated from the Master's School in 2010 and also attended Simsbury High School and The Academy at Swift River. He enjoyed playing soccer and rugby while in school. He was active at Valley Brook Community Church where he was passionate about working with young people and was a volunteer leader with the high school youth group and summer camps. He also served on several mission trips and participated in the Hartford Project. He enjoyed working outdoors as a landscaper and was most recently employed by Simsbury Enrichment and Extended Day Program. He enjoyed writing, listening to music and always enjoyed spending time with his dogs Jake and Brady. He loved rooting for the Patriots, Red Sox, Celtics and the UCONN Huskies. The thing Connor loved the most was spending time with his family! Besides his parents, Scott and Lisa, he leaves a brother Tyler Johnson of San Diego, CA; a sister Emily Johnson of West Simsbury; his grandparents, Robert and Janet Pitchford of Winter Springs, FL; Dianne Lank of Charleston, SC, and Mary Johnson of Tariffville, CT; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was predeceased by his grandfather Dave Johnson. Connor faced many challenges in his life. He battled cancer twice and dealt with mental health and addiction issues which ultimately cost him his life. Our prayer is that Connor's life story will have purpose and save lives in the future. His family will receive friends Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, from 5-8 pm at the Carmon Funeral Home & Family Center, 301 Country Club Road, Avon. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, December 4, 2016. At 2:30 pm at the Valley Brook Community Church, 160 Granville Road, North Granby. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St, Bernard's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the Johnson Family has set up a Memorial Fund on behalf of Connor which supports To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. Donate to Connor's Memorial Fund online at https://give.classy.org/connor-johnson or contributions can be made to The Jordan Michael Filler Foundation, 5 Revere Drive, Suite 410, Northbrook, IL 60062 or Shatterproof, 205 E. 42nd Street, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10017. Both organizations fight addiction issues.