• Nancy M. Johnston
    November 03,2012
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    Nancy M. Johnston
    Nancy M. Johnston

    BRANDON — Nancy M. Johnston, 74, died in Rutland Oct. 31, 2012, after a courageous battle with cancer and heart conditions. Nancy was born February 22, 1938, in Marlborough, Massachusetts, to Manual Correia and Etelvina Marinho.

    She attended Hudson, Mass., area schools, graduating from Hudson High School in 1956.

    Nancy married her high school sweetheart, Thomas Johnston III in 1956. They moved to Bolton, Mass., after attending college and working on area dairy and horse farms.

    Nancy and Tom raised five children, Thomas Johnston IV, Cheryl Johnston, Robert Johnston, Scott Johnston and Sara Stevens. In 1975, Nancy and Tom moved their family to Brandon, Vt.

    Nancy worked for over 30 years at the Neshobe School as a Para-Educator.

    Nancy enjoyed viewing many types of sporting events, particularly NHL Hockey and was an avid fan of her children’s and grandchildren’s sporting and social activities.

    Nancy was predeceased by her husband in 1995. She is survived by her five children, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren and two soon-to-be-revealed great-grandchildren.

    Calling hours will be Monday, November 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Barnard Funeral Home in Pittsford.

    Funeral services will be held at the Brandon Congregational Church on Tuesday, November 6, at 1 p.m., followed by burial in Forest Dale Cemetery.

    Donations in Nancy’s memory can be made to the Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center, 160 Allen Street, Rutland, VT 05701.
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