July 19, 1936 - March 13, 2021
Phyllis Johnston, age 84, of Johnstown passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. Born on July 19, 1936 in Canajoharie, she was a daughter of the late Lucius Gotti and Valli Lamanna Gotti. Phyllis graduated from Canajoharie High School and earned a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in English from the University at Albany. She taught English in grades 11th and 12th at Fonda Fultonville High School and was also an English Department Chairperson. Phyllis also taught 9th, 11th, and 12th grade English at Gloversville. After twenty years of teaching, she wrote advertising copy and was the Continuity Director at WENT radio station and then did free-lance writing. Phyllis and her husband had articles published in local, regional, and national publications. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish in Johnstown and belonged to local and state Retired Teachers’ Association. In 1965, Phyllis was united in marriage to Edwin Johnston until his passing in December of 2016. They traveled to 29 countries and 36 U.S. States together, She is survived by her brothers, cousins, nieces, and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Phyllis is predeceased by her sister, Louise and niece, Susan. In keeping with Phyllis’ wishes there will be no calling hours or funeral services. Interment will be at St. Patrick’s cemetery, Johnstown. In lieu of Flowers, contributions in Phyllis's memory may be made to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Center, 1275 York Ave, New York, NY 10065 or to Albany Medical Center Heart Institute, 43 New Scotland Ave., Albany NY 12208. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Barter & Donnan Funeral Home, Inc. 1 North Melcher Street, Johnstown, New York 12095 Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting our website at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.
Phyllis Johnston, age 84, of Johnstown passed away on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville. Born on July 19, 1936 in Canajoharie, she was a daughter of the late Lucius Gotti and Valli Lamanna Gotti. Phyllis... View Obituary & Service Information
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