WINDSOR — The funeral service will be held Friday, May 30 at 10 a.m. at the Christ Community Church in Plainfield, New Hampshire for Janice S. Johnson, 67, a longtime resident of Windsor, who passed away on May 27, at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor following a brief illness. Rev. Brian Sayers, Pastor will officiate. A reception for family and friends will follow at the church. Committal services will follow at 1 p.m. in the Ascutney Cemetery in Windsor..
She was born May 18, 1947 in Medford, Massauchusetts the daughter of Frederick B. and Beulah R. (Odams) Sprague.
She received her schooling in Medford and graduated from Medford High School in 1965. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Gordon College and her Master’s Degree from Boston College.
She married Thomas C. Johnson in Windsor on Feb. 15, 1975.
She was employed with the Association for the Blind for the State of Vermont for several years, until teaching at Springfield High School in Springfield. She was currently employed by the Windsor School District as a Para Educator at State Street School in Windsor. She was a member of the Christ Community Church in Plainfield, New Hampshire. She was active with the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in Windsor. She also served on the board for Volunteers in Action at the Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. She was fond of knitting and was an avid reader. She also enjoyed making and selling Cat Nip toys.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas C. Johnson of Windsor, two sons, James A. Johnson of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Mark T. Johnson of Windsor; one daughter, Rebecca J, Johnson of White River Jct; one grandson, Ethan Johnson of Fairbanks; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Community Church Elders Benevolent Fund at PO Box 276, Plainfield, NH 03781.
This obituary first appeared in the May 30, 2014 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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