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In Memory of

Donna D. Johnson

August 5, 1943 - January 5, 2018

Obituary


Donna D. (Gonsalves) Johnson - 74, Of Scituate passed away on the evening of January 5, 2018 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth following a recent battle with an illness. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to L. Maynard Johnson. Devoted mother of David Johnson and his wife Lisa Penzo-Johnson of Halifax and Stephen Johnson of Scituate. Cherished grandmother of Nicole Johnson-McElman of VA and Brianna Johnson of Halifax. Loving sister of Betty White and her husband John of Truro and David Gonsalves and his wife Martha of Framingham. She is also survived...

Donna D. (Gonsalves) Johnson - 74, Of Scituate passed away on the evening of January 5, 2018 at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth following a recent battle with an illness. She was the beloved wife of 54 years to L. Maynard Johnson. Devoted mother of David Johnson and his wife Lisa Penzo-Johnson of Halifax and Stephen Johnson of Scituate. Cherished grandmother of Nicole Johnson-McElman of VA and Brianna Johnson of Halifax. Loving sister of Betty White and her husband John of Truro and David Gonsalves and his wife Martha of Framingham. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Donna grew up in Provincetown, the daughter of the late Fernando and Anita (Benoit) Gonsalves. She earned her teaching degree from Bridgewater State University and was employed for many years in the Scituate Public Schools teaching grades K-3. Donna loved the beach and living by the ocean and spent many summers on Cape Cod. She was an avid reader and loved to travel.

A Memorial Visitation will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at the Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Road, Scituate with a Memorial Service at 4:00 P.M. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Donna to support cancer research and patient care at:Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.