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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Frances Johnson, 84

Frances Johnson of Weston, a former Westport resident, died Sept. 26. She was 84.

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Frances Johnson: former Westporter. Contributed photo

She was the daughter of the late Stephen and Margaret Kacerik. 

She was born in Webster, Mass. and graduated from Putnam (Conn.) High School class of 1947.  She married her high school sweetheart, Matthew H. Johnson, moved to Westport and ultimately Weston where they raised their family. 

She worked for more than 20 years at Weston Woods Studios and even appeared in the film “Corduroy” with her grandson, Erik. She was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Weston. She loved her summers at her home on Cape Cod which included walks along West Dennis Beach.

She loved to travel leading her to Africa and spending almost a year in Jerusalem with her husband after his retirement from the Westport YMCA.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Matthew Johnson, their four children Joyce Zukauskas and her husband Brian of Fairfield, Paul Johnson of Fairfield, Peter Johnson and his wife Carol of Bethel and Mary MacLean and her husband Peter of Fairfield, six grandchildren: Erik, Kyle and Karl Zukauskas, Jared Johnson, and Kelly and Brooke MacLean. She is also survived by her sisters Martha Bonneville and her husband Robert, Mary Vandi, Barbara Ives and her husband Richard, Her brother Stephen and his wife Joan and several nieces and nephews.  She was pre-deceased by her sister Pauline Beasoleil.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 2-6 p.m. at Harding Funeral Home, 210 Post Road East, Westport. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Monday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church on Norfield Road in Weston. Interment will follow at South Cemetery in Pomfret.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Church in Weston.

To leave online condolences to the family please visit http://www.hardingfuneral.com.


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