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Mary Rosa Johnson
CENTRAL FALLS - Mary Rosa Johnson, 98, died Friday, June 27, 2014 peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Armand J. Johnson for 55 years prior to his death in 1990. She was born in Central Falls, the daughter of the late Joseph and Rosa (Senecal) LaVigne.
Mary worked in many local dressmaking shops as a meticulous hand-presser. She was a former member of the Central Falls Community Center, the Senior Club of Notre Dame Church and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local #429.
She leaves a daughter Irene Desautel of Central Falls 16 grandchildren and many great and great-great-grandchildren. She was the mother of the late Clair St. Jean and Richard Johnson. She was the sister of the late Florence Harris, Ethel Johnson, and Archie, Adelard, George, and Joseph LaVigne.
A funeral service will be held in the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son, Inc., 1042 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery, Daggett Avenue, Pawtucket. Calling hours on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
To visit on-line Guest Book and to leave a condolence message please go to www.darlingtonheroux.com.