Lois (Foster) Johnson, 93, of Wallingford, and Westerly, RI, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. She was the loving wife of the late Charles Johnson.
Lois was born in Providence, RI, on May 13, 1927, the only child of the late Irving and Dorothea (Waters) Foster. She attended Classical High School in Providence where she met the love of her life and husband for almost 70 years, Charles. Lois received her Bachelor Degree from Bates College and her Masters Degree from Southern Connecticut State University, with degrees in education.
Lois had been a Wallingford resident since 1954, where she taught world history at Lyman Hall High School for over 30 years. She was a member of the First Congregational Church, the Garden Club, AAUW, Book Club. the Mayflower Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution, She also volunteered at the Masonic Home and Wallingford Public Library.
Lois will be lovingly remembered by her 3 daughters Gretchen [Roman] Mrozinski of Wallingford, Jocelyn [Paul] Bruton of Guilford, Pamela [Jesse] Cabrera of Bolton; her 5 grandchildren Ryan, and Jared Mrozinski, Ashley, Kyle, and Christopher Bruton; 4 great grandchildren Charlotte, Beau, Sophia and Elizabeth; her sister-in-law Eleanor [Thomas]Porter of Virginia; her brother-in-law Kenneth [Judy] Johnson of MA; her sister-in-law Joan Johnson of R.I., several nieces, nephews and her loving caregiver, Belinda Huff. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law Arnold Johnson, nephew Brian Porter, and niece Robin Erwin.
Due to the Coronavirus and in consideration of the well-being of family and friends a Memorial Service will be held at a future date. To share a memory or leave condolences, visit the online memorial page at www.wallingfordfh.com
. To honor Lois's legacy please donate a book to your local library or make a donation to the charity of one's choice
. Arrangements are under the direction of The Wallingford Funeral Home. Please visit online guestbook at: www.wallingfordfh.com
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Published by The Record-Journal on Apr. 11, 2021.