WALLINGFORD - Bernice O. Johnson, 99, departed this life on October 8, 2019 at Masonic Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond Johnson.
Bernice was born in Shelton on February 13, 1920 to the late James and Esther (Wicks) Osborn.
Prior to her retirement, she worked for the water company in New Haven. She was an avid quilter who enjoyed the game of golf. She had also been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Golden Rod #34 in West Haven.
Bernice is survived by her nephews Mark Owens and his wife Dottie of East Haven and Anthony Owens; her nieces: Megan Owens of NY and Jennifer Owens Schmidt of PA; her great nephew, Mark Owens, II of East Haven; her stepchildren: Martha Goh of AZ and Peter Johnson of FL.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 AM at Faith United Methodist Church, 81 Clintonville Rd., North Haven. Burial will be private in Riverside Cemetery in Shelton. The B.C. Bailey Funeral Home of Wallingford has been entrusted with the arrangements. To leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.BaileyCares.com.