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135 North Broad St
Milford, CT 06460
Phone: (203) 874-2588
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Ruth Johnson

Ruth Anne Johnson

Monday, December 21st, 1942 - Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
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Ruth Anne Johnson, age 76 of Orange, passed away July 30, 2019 at Bridgeport Hospital. Ruth was born in Sparta, MI, December 21, 1942, daughter of the late Milton B. Walton and Flora Rogers Walton. Ruth was a professor at the University of New Haven for several years until her retirement. She was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Milford where she was a children’s director and a participant in various church activities. She is survived by her son Eric D. Johnson (Natalie) of Orange, her grandchildren Kayla, Samuel, and Soren Johnson, her siblings Philip Walton (Carol) of St. Charles, MI, Rebecca Kowalkoski (Richard) of Huntley, IL, Lois Lee (David) of St. Charles, MI, John Walton (Marj) of Arlington, TX, and Mark Walton (Brenda) of Big Rapids, MI, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Raymond G. Johnson, Jr. Calling hours will be held Monday August 5, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm at Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad St., Milford. Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 6, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church, Milford at 10am with Rev. Dr. Joe Mixie officiating. Interment will follow at King’s Highway Cemetery, Milford. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 400 Burnt Plains Rd., Milford, CT 06460, or to Singing Hills Christian Camp, 71 King Dr., Plainfield, NH 03781.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Monday, August 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Smith Funeral Home
    135 N. Broad St.
    MILFORD, CT 06460
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  • Service

    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 10:00am
    Grace Baptist Church
    400 Burnt Plains Road
    Milford 06460
  • Interment

    Kings Highway Cemetery
    271 Cherry Street
    MILFORD, CT 06460
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Linda Bracken

Posted at 08:41pm
Our heartfelt condolences from Linda and Tom Bracken--Minneapolis, MN (Linda Jacobson Bracken)
Ray and Ruth were host and hostess for our 1972 wedding at Grace Baptist Church, helping us stay organized throughout.
Ray and Ruth also came to visit my parents when they were very ill, in 2004 and in 2008. I appreciated their love and caring and prayers at that time.
My brother Don had Ruth for his biology professor at U. of New Haven.
You are both missed very much. Linda Jacobson Bracken

Cathy Staurovsky

Posted at 12:26am
To Erik, Natalie, children and all the families,
Bob and I met Ruth and Ray when we first attended Grace Baptist back in 2000. Such a wonderful loving, giving,
sharing, and Christian woman Ruth was. We send our deepest condolences to all of you. She will be missed by all of us at Grace Baptist. She is now with Ray and together they are singing with Jesus. Memories are a gift from God that death cannot destroy. May the Lord fill your hearts with peace and love.

With deep sympathy and love,
Cathy and Bob Staurovsky

Love, Lois & Dave

Posted at 08:11pm
Eric & Natalie, we were very sorry to hear of Ruth's passing, but she is with God and Ray now, away from all harm. Praying for you and Natalie.
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