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Johnson, Lilly E.

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Lilly Evelyn (Enroth) Johnson, a longtime resident of Jamaica Plain, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston after a brief illness.  She was 90.  Lilly was born September 2, 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts, a daughter of Gustav and Alma (Persson) Enroth, immigrants from Sweden.  She graduated from Jamaica Plain High School and worked briefly as a clerk at the Massachusetts Statehouse.  Lilly spent the greater part of her career working as the Church Secretary at the Covenant Congregational Church in Forest Hills where she was also a lifelong member.  Lilly was the wife of the late Erick Arthur Johnson who predeceased her in 2011.  She is survived by her son, David A. Johnson, and his wife Ann L., of East Bridgewater; her two daughters, Carolyn J. Paul of West Roxbury, and her late husband Victor, and Elaine J. Spangler, and her husband Dennis, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania; her sister, Edith V. Guditz, and her husband Al, of Lincoln; five grandchildren, Kirsten A. Langdon, and her husband Jay, Erick R. Johnson, and his wife Trisha, Daniel J. Spangler, and his wife Tracie, Liesel J. Spangler, and Christopher Tisbert; and her great granddaughter, Charlotte Evelyn Langdon.  Visiting hours will be held Friday, March 14th from 5 to 8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 63 Belgrade Avenue, Roslindale.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Saturday at 2 PM at the Covenant Congregational Church, 455 Arborway, Forest Hills followed by burial at Forest Hills Cemetery.  A reception will follow back at the church. In lieu of flowers donations to the Covenant Congregational Church, 455 Arborway, Forest Hills, MA 02130 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Scott Roby
    March 12th, 2014 | 9:27 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Even though I have not known Lilly a long time. I could see the love that she had for others in her eyes. You will be missed by many, but your spirit remains in all our hearts. R.I.P.

  2. Karen Roby
    March 12th, 2014 | 9:34 pm

    I am very sorry for the loss of your mom. Since your family and my family go back a long time. I always knew that Lily was warm and strong person. May she R.I.P knowing that her spirit is always going to be with us. May God give you strength in this time of need.

  3. March 13th, 2014 | 6:29 pm

    Condolences from the Resurrection Lutheran Church family to the Johnson family.
    God’s peace to you all.

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