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Juliet Lydia Johnson

NEW MILFORD - Juliet Johnson, age 94, of Old Farms Lane, New Milford, died May 28, 2022, at Candlewood Nursing Home after a long illness with Dementia, Alzheimers.

Juliet was born February 11, 1928 in Sharon, the daughter of the late Michael and Anna Johnson. She graduated from Sharon Center School, Housatonic Valley Regional High School, and Hartford School of Nursing. She went on to be the head nurse at Hartford Hospital for 20 years. She worked for Dr. Dwight Wood for 40 years and Hartford General Insurance for 10 years. She retired with over 60 years in the nursing industry as a Registered Nurse.

Juliet was an avid traveler with her best friend Hyacinth whom she worked with for over 20 years in nursing. They were both inseparable in everything they did.

Juliet was an avid photographer and one of her life long dreams was to become a professional figure skater. She loved people and doing things for them. She donated a lot of her spare time to her favorite charities. She loved flowers, cooking and sewing, which she learned in 4-H and Home Economics at Housatonic Valley Regional High School.

In her leisure time she enjoyed her favorite music which was classical, country western and big band. She also enjoyed going to the Opry and live concerts with her family and friends, especially her niece and nephew to Radio City Music Hall in New York City to see The Nutcracker. She also enjoyed going to Lebanon Valley Speedway to watch her brother Ron race his stock car.

She is survived by her brother Ronald Johnson, Greg and Jeannie Johnson of Southington, their children Donovan and Eva Marie; Michael and Thelma Johnson, their daughter Dorothy of New Milford; William and Diane Palmer of Falls Village, their daughter Nicky; Robert and Cheryl Johnson of North Carolina and their children Heather and Jenna; Matthew and Jenna Bodnar, Edward and Melisa Tyburski of Newington, Todd Tyburski of North Carolina, Lynn Tyburski of Newington, Chris and Heather Johnson of Amenia,  their children Dereck and Chris. Her close friends Harry Buda of Bloomfield, Mary Ann Murphy of Bloomfield, Katherine Carlson of Newington, Ralph Dunbar of Sharon, John Boadle of Pine Plains, George Popp of Wappingers, New York, Pete Pederson of Sharon, Barbara Bartrum of Sharon.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. All other services are private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sharon Volunteer Ambulance or Sharon Fire Department, P.O. Box 357, Sharon, CT. 06069. The Kenny Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

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