W ells, Vt. – Loretta C. Johnson, age 93, passed away at Rutland Healthcare and Rehabilitation on Friday, June 22, 2012.
Loretta was born in Granville, NY on Oct. 2, 1918, the daughter of the late John and Myrtle (Hatch) Courter.
Loretta was a graduate of Syracuse University with a BA degree and University Library School with a BLS in 1941. She was a member there of Kappa Delta Sorority. She married Lloyd Thure Johnson. He predeceased her in 1973. They had no children. They lived several years in Hartford, Conn., before moving to Granville. While in Hartford, Loretta was a branch librarian in the Hartford Public Library. They later relocated to Wells. Loretta was a member of the Granville Baptist Church where she sang in the choir for many years.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday, June 28, 2012, at the Mettowee Valley Cemetery in Granville with the Rev. Jim Peterson officiating.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, NY