Johnson, Frances A.
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Frances A. Johnson, age 84, of Westport, Conn., died after a brief illness on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in Norwalk Hospital; she was surrounded by her loving family. Born in Galveston, Texas, she married Daniel W. Johnson in 1948. She moved to Westport in 1956 with her husband and young family. In 1966, the family was transferred to the Netherlands as part of her husband's career, and later moved to Germany in 1970. After returning to the U.S. in 1973, she made Westport her home for the remainder of her life.
Frances was predeceased by her husband Daniel in 2003. She is survived by her children, David Johnson, Robert Johnson, Barbara Findeisen, Claudia Duke and Nancy Johnson; their spouses; and six grandchildren, Steffanie, Heather, Carolyn, Devonne, Conner and Dylan. She is also survived by her sister Estelle Thompson of Texas and five nieces and nephews.
Frances enjoyed an active life with her family and friends, and especially loved living in Westport. She was an avid gardener, bridge player, and Yankees fan. She was a member of the Green's Farms Congregational Church, where a memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Green's Farms Church, 71 Hillandale Road, Westport, CT, 06880 or to the Westport Women's Club, 44 Imperial Avenue, Westport, CT 06880.
Published in StamfordAdvocate from June 14 to June 21, 2013