Frances Johnston

Obituary of Frances Johnston

Frances Mildred Johnston, 96, died, Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, New York. She was born October 2, 1923 in Bowdoinham, ME, daughter of the late Frank and Lucy (Partello) Johnston. Frances worked as a supervisor at The Southern New England Telephone Company in Putnam, during her 20’s. Frances was an active member of the Putnam Baptist Church and sang in the choir. She had a real affinity for Putnam and had made lots of friends while she lived here.

Frances worked for the Gazette Newspaper as a secretary. She leaves a daughter Lucy Johnston of Scotia, NY, grandchildren Matthew Powell of Rotterdam, NY and Justin Powell of Duanesburg, NY. She was predeceased by her sister Lucille Ferry and brother Leslie Johnston.

Graveside services were held in Grove Street Cemetery Putnam, CT. Share a memory at

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