Shirley Johnson

Shirley Ann Johnson

1924 - 2021

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Shirley Ann Johnson, 97, of County Route 25, Chasm Falls, died Sunday, August 1, 2021 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice of the North Country. She was born in St. Anicet, Quebec, Canada, May 12, 1924, the daughter of John and Catherine (Moriarty) Elliott. She grew up in Bombay, NY, and graduated from Bombay High School. In 1983 she earned an Associate Degree with a certification in Gerontology. Shirley married Gerald Johnson, June 12, 1950 in St. Joseph's Church in Bombay. He predeceased her August 28, 2012. She worked at Baker's Furniture Store, owned and operated The Bridge Book Store, served as Director of Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and lastly worked at Titus Mountain. Shirley was the past Grand Regent of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas in Malone. She enjoyed reading, quilting, baking, traveling, and gardening. Left to cherish the memory of Shirley are her children, daughter, Molly Johnson Freed and her husband, Jeff, and son, Eric Johnson and his wife, Cathy Lane; two grandchildren, Joshua Johnson and his wife, Molly, and Breanne Johnson and her fiance, Alec Marshall; two great-grandchildren, Ellie and Jacob; and her much loved nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by siblings, Howard, Bernice, Mary Helen, and Mary Patricia. A Mass Of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 11 AM at St. Helen's Church in Chasm Falls. Committal prayers and burial will follow in the parish cemetery. A celebration of Shirley's life will follow at her home, 360 County Route 25. Additional parking available at 350 County Route 25. Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country or the Wead Library. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru, 643-9055.