Patricia A. (Amidon) Johnson

January 30, 1934 ~ January 20, 2019 (age 84)

Patricia Anne Johnson, 84, of Hebron, passed away on January 20, 2019 at the Middlesex Hospital Hospice, with her loving family by her side.  Born in Worcester, MA on January 30, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth (Elkins) Amidon.  Patricia met her beloved husband, George in college.  They were married on October 2, 1954 and began growing their family of five wonderful children, that would later grow into eight beautiful grandchildren and one great-grandchild.  Not only was she a devoted and loving wife and mother, but she was also devoted to her community as a volunteer.  She was given a service to the blind award by Governor Rowland and she volunteered as a visitor to shut-in’s with the Hebron Senior Center.  Patricia was a talented crafter.  She was a voracious reader and she loved cats, word puzzles, and Jumbles.  Patricia will be remembered most fondly by her family as being a quiet, kind, and private woman with a fierce devotion and undying love for her family.  She will be sadly missed but always remembered with love by her beloved husband of 64 years, George; five children and their spouses, David (Loretta) Johnson of Jordan, NY, Susan (Donald) Koester of Woodway, TX, Jeffrey (Martha) Johnson of Manchaca, TX, Peter Johnson (Kathy Healey) of Eastford, CT, Julia Johnson of Astoria, NY; a sister, Nancy Blanchard; eight grandchildren, Erin, Stephen, Kimberly and Reed Johnson, Amy and Paul Koester, Robert and Nathaniel Johnson; a great grandson, Ferris Johnson-Waggner and numerous extended family members and friends.  In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by five siblings.  A memorial service will be held at a later date to be announced.  The Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home of Colchester has been entrusted with care of funeral arrangements.  Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association  For online condolences, please visit

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