Dolores (Eckel) Johnson, 87, of Southington, passed away at her summer home on Gardner Lake on Friday, September 17, 2021. She had been the loving wife of the late Robert A. Johnson for 53 years.
Dolores was born on November 30, 1933 in Hartford to the late Andrew and Cecelia Eckel and had been a longtime Southington resident.
Dolores enjoyed many years with family and friends at Gardner Lake in Salem, CT. She was a talented artist and enjoyed painting and sewing and was a member of the Southington Arts & Crafts Association for several years. Dolores also loved animals, especially cats and birds.
She is survived by two sons; Kenneth Johnson of Southington and Glenn Johnson and Suzie of Wolcott and 2 grandchildren; Karl and Kylie Johnson, both of Southington. She was predeceased by her son, Philip Johnson and daughter-in-law, Kristyl J. Gee.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Dolores’ memory may be made to the CT Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd, Newington, CT 06111.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St, Plantsville. Calling hours will be held before the service from 5 – 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.