Hazel Johnson

Friday, April 30, 2004

Hazel I. Swett Johnson, 79, of Ware, Mass., died Monday, April 19, 2004.

She was born in Jackson, daughter of Philip and Myrtle Hahs Crites. She married Stephen Swett, who died in 1957. She later married Richard Johnson, who died in 1999.

Johnson was a cafeteria worker 16 years at William E. Wright Co. in West Warren, Mass. She was a member of Warren Federated Church in Warren, Mass., and Disabled American Veterans Post 59 Auxiliary in Ware. She was formerly of Jackson.

Survivors include three daughters, Irene White of West Brookfield, Mass., Jane Letendre and Shirley Bliss of Ware; 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and seven brothers.

The funeral was held April 23 at Varnum Funeral Home in West Brookfield. Burial was in Pine Grove Cemetery in Warren.

Announcement courtesy of McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.