Margaret "Jean" (Doolittle) Johnson, age 88 of Millport, NY, passed away on September 3, 2021 surrounded by her family. She was born on October 28, 1932 in Montour Falls, NY, the daughter of the late Elmer and Mary (Considine) Doolittle.
Jean graduated from Odessa Montour Central School in 1951. She married her husband, Victor Johnson, on May 30, 1958, and he predeceased her on March 1, 2008. Jean is also predeceased by her two brothers, James Doolittle and John Doolittle.
Survivors include her three children, David Johnson of Millport, NY; Barbara (Barry) James of Elmira, NY; and Patricia Johnson (John Montgomery) of Bellingham, WA; grandchildren, Brandon James of Monterey, CA, and Douglas Johnson, of Dundee, NY; and sister-in-law Louise Doolittle of San Diego, CA.
Jean was employed by Shepard Niles Crane & Hoist Corporation for several years before leaving to raise her family. When her children were older, Jean returned to Shepard Niles and retired as Traffic Clerk in 1997.
A loving and generous mother, Jean was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends, especially over the holidays. She was famous for her delicious pies. Among Jean's favorite pastimes, she enjoyed family picnics, playing cards, doing puzzles, and her trips to the casino. Jean took great pleasure in her weekly adventures around the Finger Lakes region. She was a dedicated sports fan, cheering for her beloved New York Yankees and Syracuse Orangemen.
Private family services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be sent to the Montour Falls Fire Department, PO Box 369, Montour Falls, NY 14865.
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