Norma Jane Johnson, 1941 - 2016

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Jane Johnson, 74, of New Gloucester, died Thursday, March 3, 2016, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Carthage, MO, on December 15, 1941, she was the daughter of James and Opal Watts Palmer. Her family moved to California when she was young, and she was a graduate of Manuel Dominguez High School in Compton, Class of ’59. On June 26, 1964, she married Clifford F. Johnson in Compton. She was a stay at home mom up until her son and daughter were in high school and junior high school, and was always there for them when they got home from school, often with freshly baked cookies. Always a hard worker, she was employed for several years in the offices of Riverside City Utilities in California, and after moving to Maine in 1978, worked for Falcon Rule and the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services. While in California she was very active in the Glen Avon Women’s Club. Survivors include her loving husband Cliff of New Gloucester, a son, Steven Johnson and wife Betsy of New Gloucester, a daughter, Stacey Johnson of Pearl River, NY, and a brother, Louis “Bud” Palmer and wife Ida of Riverside, CA. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Wanda Moore and Shirley Carter. 

Funeral Notice

JOHNSON, Norma Jane, 74, of New Gloucester, died in Auburn on Thursday, March 3, 2016. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, March 12, 2 - 5 PM. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.


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