Dorris Johnston

Dorris H. Johnston (Hempstead)

Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Dorris H. (Hempstead) Johnston, 87, of 280 High Street, Westerly, passed away at the Westerly Health Center on Monday, April 8, 2019. She was the wife of the late Carl R. Johnston, Sr.

Born in Stonington, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Elizabeth Hempstead.

Dorris worked as a clerk for Electric Boat in Groton for many years.

She is survived by four children, Carl R. Johnston, Jr. and wife Ann of North Stonington, CT, Chris R. Johnston and wife Sandy of Hope Valley, Caryn R. Malaghan and husband Terry of Westerly, and Chira R. Johnston-Gallo of Hawaii. Dorris also leaves ten grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Visiting hours are omitted. Funeral service and burial will be private. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit
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claire e. walsh

Posted at 08:54am
To The Johnston Family, We are deeply sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with all of you today. We treasure the memories of great times shared with the Carl and Dorris Johnston family through so many years. With love, Joe Claire Linda and,Laura Walsh

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