April 26, 2011

Dorothy A Johnson

 Roxbury Township, Mrs. Dorothy Ann (Ryan) Johnson, 94, died on April 26, 2011 at Merry Heart Nursing Home. She was born in New York City in 1916 and lived in Queens for many years before moving to Fairport, NY in 1982. She moved to Succasunna 11 years ago. She worked for several years at The Cooper Union and for the Commissioner of Air Resources in New York City. She retired from the Chemical Bank in NYC as the Assistant to the Vice President. She was a member of St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna.

 Dorothy was predeceased by her Husband George in 1966, and siblings: James, Edward, Joseph Ryan, and Florence Ryan Collins. She is survived by her 3 children: Robert Johnson and partner Jeanne Umholtz, of Bloomfield Hills, MI, Carolyn Rynn of Succasunna, and Rosemary Johnson of South Portland, ME, 2 grandchildren Gerard Rynn and Jennifer Rynn Connolly and her husband Jim, and great granddaughter Logan Connolly, along with many nieces and nephews.

 Friends may visit the Davis & Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main St., Succasunna, NJ (973-584-7264) davishepplewhitefh.com, on Friday from 3 – 5 & 7 – 9 pm. The Funeral Liturgy will be held on Saturday at 9:30 am at St. Therese R C Church in Succasunna with the interment to follow at the Locust Hill Cemetery in Dover. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in TN (stjude.org) or to the American Diabetes Association (diabetes.org).

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