Holmdel Funeral Home
Eugene Charles Johnson, 76, of Colts Neck, passed away Saturday afternoon surrounded by his family.
Eugene was born and raised in Brooklyn; he attended Baruch College in Manhattan. Following school, he enlisted in the navy and was stationed on the USS Sturgeon which was a fast attack nuclear submarine. After his time with the navy, he began his career on Wall Street with Goldman Sachs, where he would spend over a 20-year career before retiring at 46.
Eugene would meet the love of his life, Joanne, and the two would marry on July 4, 1970 and raise their young family on Staten Island before ultimately moving to Colts Neck. Eugene loved the stock market, he could always be found trading, smoking cigars, and watching the horses.
Eugene is survived by his children Erik Johnson and his wife Laila of Manasquan, and Christina Johnson of Colts Neck; his brother Paul Johnson; his father-in-law Sam Citto and his beloved grandchild Luke.
Visitation will be Thursday, January 13th from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Holmdel Funeral Home, 26 S. Holmdel Rd, Holmdel. A service will be offered Friday, January 14th at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. An entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery Mausoleum.
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