Photography

Clorus P. "Corky" Johnson

December 4, 1937 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 84)

Obituary

Clorus  P. “Corky” Johnson, 84 of Watertown, passed away May 19, 2022 at Carthage Area Hospital.

 

Mrs. Johnson was born December 4, 1937 in Watertown, daughter of Elwin and Rosalie (Volvia) King.

She graduated from Watertown High School in 1956 and from Michelle’s Beauty School in 1972.

On March 17, 1956 she married John F. Johnson, by the Justice of the Peace. Their marriage was later blessed by Rev. Benoit Dostie at Sacred Heart Church, Watertown.

Mr. Johnson died May 21, 1988.

 

Mrs. Johnson retired, at the age of 77, from Samaritan Medical Center where she had been a “Sitter”/Patient Assistant  for several years. Previously, she worked at the Carriage House at the Holiday Inn, Canale’s, Smokey’s, the American Legion and Walmart. She was a bowler with the Watertown Bowl for several years. She was a communicate of St. Patrick’s Church, Watertown.

 

Surviving are two sons, Alan, and Shawn (April), of Watertown,  three daughters, Katherine (Chet) Sulek, Georgia, Jacqueline and Dawn, both of Watertown, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, her caregiver, Brenda Lyttle and her beloved dog Baxter. She is predeceased by her parents, Elwin and Rosalie, her stepmother Liz (Angley) King and three sisters, Katie, Lucretia and Lillian.

 

There will be no calling hours or funeral. Arrangements are with D.L. Calarco Funeral Home Inc.

Contributions may be made to Jefferson County SPCA, 25056 Watertown, NY

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Clorus P. "Corky" Johnson, please visit our floral store.

Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Clorus

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at D.L Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.

Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree


Services

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Clorus P. "Corky" Johnson

Donations

Jefferson County SPCA
25056 Water Street, Watertown NY 13601

© 2022 D.L Calarco Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility