Kathleen (Kathy) Crosetto Johnson, 64, of Boiling Springs, S.C., formerly of Big Flats, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Spartanburg Regional Heart Center.
Kathy was born on Dec. 14, 1956 in Wellsboro and was one of three children of John and Beverly Crosetto. Kathy married Richard (Dick) Johnson on May 2, 1981 at Christ Church in Corning, N.Y.
Kathy graduated from Lincoln High School in Lincoln, R.I. in1975. She then attended Katharine Gibbs Business School in Providence, R.I. and graduated in 1976 with a secretarial degree.
Upon graduation, Kathy worked for Brown University as a secretary in the athletics department. Kathy then relocated to Corning, N.Y. and worked for Corning Incorporated where she met Dick, the love of her life. Kathy and Dick relocated to numerous Corning Incorporated locations including Bluffton, Ind., Muskogee, Okla. and Martinsburg, W.V.
Kathy was an avid health and physical fitness enthusiast. She taught fitness classes at the Corning YMCA, managed Curves for Women in Big Flats and ran in the Red Baron half marathon and the Wineglass marathon.
Kathy brought so much love and joy to her family and friends and could always brighten up a room with her smile and infectious laughter.
Kathy is survived by her husband Dick; sons, Pierce Johnson and Grant (Kelly) Johnson and grandchildren Adalyn, Emilia and Camden. In addition, mother Beverly Hall Crosetto; brother, Robert (Brenda) Crosetto; sister, Col. Krista Crosetto, USMC (Ret.) and Col. Clarke Henderson, USMC (Ret.); brother-in-law, Lawrence Johnson; sister-in-law, Nancy Schaefer; sister-in-law, Karen Johnson and special friends, Michelle and Grayden Peterson.
Kathy is predeceased by father, John – 2015; father-in-law, Ronald Johnson – 2006; mother-in-law, Janet Johnson - 2014 and sister-in-law, Incha Cho Johnson – 2015.
Friends and family are invited to the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, from 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday June 22, to pay tribute to her life and to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Pearl Street in Wellsboro, at 11 a.m. Wednesday June 23, for a funeral service with the Rev. Edward Erb officiating.
Burial will be in the Wellsboro Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Diabetes Association
or the American Heart Association
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Published by The Wellsboro Gazette from Jun. 16 to Jun. 23, 2021.