It is with heavy heart that we announce the passing of Master Joseph Johnson, Dan #031. Master Johnson joined the Federation after moving to Connecticut from Massachusetts as a red belt in 1976. He trained under Master Steven Bardsley and ran Danielson Martial Arts from 1982-1987. He was promoted to 4th Dan in December 2004. Master Johnson was a sergeant with the CT State Police and an instructor for the 92nd CSP Training Troop. He is survived by his daughter Anne Marie (Dan #203), her 3 siblings, and his wife Patricia. Services will be held on Friday, July 7th at Most Holy Trinity Church in Pomfret at 11 a.m.