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Irene Johnson

Irene Johnson, 90, of Johnstown, passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady.

She was born in Johnstown on April 21, 1930, a daughter of the late Edwin and Irene Dellett Steinhauser.

Irene was a class of 1948 graduate of Johnstown High School. She was employed for many years in Computing Division of the former General Telephone Company until her retirement in 1977. Mrs. Johnson was of the Catholic faith, a communicant and rosary member of the former St. Patrick’s Church and current Holy Trinity Church. Irene was also a member of the Johnstown Women of the Moose and Johnstown YMCA.

She is survived by two sons, William B. Durant of Colorado Springs and Richard C. Durant of Corpus Christi, Texas; a stepdaughter, Patti Marotta (James); two granddaughters, Missy Prescott (David) and Caroline Marotta; two grandsons, James Marotta (Betsy) and Ethan Prescott; great-grandchildren, Gavin Prescott, Holden Prescott and William J. Marotta; and several nieces and nephews.

Irene was predeceased by her husband, Howard F. Johnson, whom she married in 1976, and who passed in 1995; two brothers, Edwin Steinhauser and Edward Steinhauser; and one sister, Marion Russo.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, 215 East Main St., Johnstown, with the Rev. Matthew Wetsel officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 5 to 7 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Fern Dale Cemetery, Johnstown.

Contributions in Irene’s memory may be made to the Holy Trinity Church Memorial Fund, 207 Glebe Street, Johnstown, New York.

Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.