Joan Lillian Johnson

09/06/2011 5:48 PM |

Joan Lillian Johnson of Riverhead died Sept. 4 at the age of 78.

She was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Miami, Fla., to Arnold M. and Dorothy (Pelton) Johnson, and was educated through the 10th grade. She was employed by Grandma Johnson’s Homemade Jams, Jellies and Relishes in Riverhead.

Predeceased by her husband, James, and her daughters, Paula and Elaine, she is survived by her son, James Morris; her daughter, Doris Morris; her sisters, Dorothy, Ruth, Mildred and Betty; six grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Cremation was private. Arrangements were handled by Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral Home in Riverhead.