JOHNSTON, JEROLD E. “JJ”, age 76, a resident of New Port Richey, Florida died Monday, November 3, 2014 at HPH Marliere Hospice Care Center in New Port Richey. He was born on March 22, 1938. Jerold was a retired Fire Captain of the East Detroit, MI Fire Department. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, playing softball and football. He also enjoyed singing, reading, playing cards, crossword puzzles, telling jokes and socializing with anyone in reach. He is survived by his wife Alexina Dana (Pannecouk) Johnston; children, Mark Johnston, Jeff Johnston and Jeremy Johnston; stepson Joe Lodato; grandchildren, Jeff, Johanna, Maggie Rose, Dominic and Vincent; and beloved canine companion Laddie Macdougal (Doogie). Memorial donations in memory of Jerold may be sent to the animal shelter of donor’s choice. Share memories at: vickfuneralhome.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Nov. 9, 2014+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 3 "Dana, I'm very sorry for your loss and to hear the news of..."- Rachel D"Dear Dana Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your..."- Christina Kuhn"Dana, so sorry to hear of your family's loss. Jerry was one..."- ralph vogel Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Jerold Johnston Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Jerold Johnston Add a photo +