Bonnie J. Johnson, 70, of the Town of Oppenheim, Dolgeville, New York, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, April 17, 2023 at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in St. Johnsville, New York after a valiant fight against cancer.
She was born on November 28, 1952 in Little Falls, New York and was the daughter of the late, John and Grace (Augar) Leavitt. Bonnie attended Dolgeville Central School and graduated with the Class of 1971.
On August 6, 1977, Bonnie was united in marriage to Joel D. Johnson in Dolgeville, New York. The couple shared a union of 42 years together until Joel’s passing on May 19, 2020.
Bonnie was formerly employed by Daniel Green Shoe Company in Dolgeville, New York for 20 years until their closing. She then went on to earn a certificate in Culinary Arts from the B.O.C.E.S program. Lastly, Bonnie worked for Oriskany Manufacturing in New Hartford until her retirement five years ago.
She was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed gardening, sewing, art, and cooking and baking for her family. She loved spending time outdoors including camping on Powley Road throughout the years. Bonnie’s most precious time was spent in the company of her cherished grandchildren. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Bonnie will be missed by all who knew her.
Bonnie is survived by her children, Heith Leavitt of Salisbury Center, NY, Joseph Johnson and his companion, Jennifer Mason of Dolgeville, NY and Mindy Johnson and her companion, Jeff Pierce of Dolgeville, NY; her grandchildren, Alexandria Polidori, Felicia Leavitt, Christian Leavitt, Hannah Johnson, Owen Johnson, Olivia Wilmot, Elizabeth Wilmot, Hailey Dickson, Ethan Chrisman, Amber Chrisman, Nolyn Pierce and Phoenix Pierce; her sisters, Debbie Caponera and her husband, Albert of St. Johnsville, NY, Sandra Leavitt and her companion, Scott Baisley of Salisbury, NY, and Sue Cornman of Little Falls, NY; her mother-in-law, Helen M. Johnson of Oppenheim, NY; several brothers and sisters-in-law; nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Bernard Leavitt, David Cool and Johnny Leavitt; and her father-in-law, Donald H. Johnson.
In keeping with the family wishes, there will be no immediate services for Bonnie. There will be a Celebration of Life at a date and time to be announced. The Johnson Family is being cared for by Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, 30 Wolf Street, Dolgeville, New York 13329, (315) 429-7123.
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