Linda A. Johnston, of Brewster, NY, formerly of Yonkers, NY, died peacefully at Danbury Hospital Center on Tuesday March 12, 2019 with her family by her side. She was 71 years old.
Born on November 25, 1947 in Portchester, NY, daughter of the late Rocco and Ann (Lombardo) Fiermonte. Linda was a 1965 graduate of Scarsdale High School.
On April 16, 1982 Linda married the love of her life John Johnston in Yonkers, NY.
Mrs. Johnston was devoted to her family; she was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She took pride in raising her children and helped positively influence her grandchildren’s upbringing. She enjoyed spending time and teaching them about life through play. She was their biggest supporter and #1 fan, and especially enjoyed watching them compete in various sports.
Besides her husband John, Linda is survived by her two children; Sherry Day and her husband Marvin of Brewster, NY, Robert Gehrung and his wife Lisa of Brewster, NY, her 5 grandchildren; John, Lisamarie, Brianna, Justin, Matthew, her 2 great grandchildren; Gianna and Christopher and her brother Thomas Fiermonte and his wife Bunny of Oxford, CT.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday March 16, 2019 at 11am at Rose Hills Memorial Park, Putnam Valley. Interment will immediately follow. Friends and family may visit Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY on Friday March 15, 2019 from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm.
Donations may be made in memory to St. Jude’s Children’s research hospital. www.stjude.org