Holly Johnson

Nov 05, 2018

Holly D. Johnson, 68, passed away, Nov. 1, 2018, at Lahey Clinic Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., after bravely fighting a long illness. She was born in Montpellier, Vt., on Dec. 18, 1949, a daughter of the late Homer and Bernice Waterman.

Holly graduated from Sharon High School and was a member of the South China Community Church.

She had been employed by the U.S. Postal Service for over 25 years and had also been an ed tech in the Belfast School system for many years.

Holly was a Girl Scout leader, a member of Bell Choir, chorus and a Sunday School teacher at The First Church in Belfast, a member of the Central Maine Art Society, Colby College Art Museum, Central Maine Garden Club and South China Community Choir.

She was pre-deceased by her second husband, Marc Johnson.

Holly is survived by a son, Curt R. Eynon and his wife Melanie of Belfast; a daughter, Sherry Murphy and her husband Stanley of Brooks; her companion, David Wright of Brighton Plantation; a brother, Charles Waterman of Montpellier, Vt.; five sisters: Bernice Coulter of Palermo, Leslie Glover of Waldoboro, Sharon Waterman of Marshfield, Mass., Stacey Williams of Lincoln and Lois Cross of Belmont; three grandchildren: Kimberly Eynon, Nicholas Murphy and Jace Murphy; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Holly was a remarkable woman, a gifted artist, and lover of nature who will be missed by many.

At her request, there will be no public visiting hours. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 1 p.m., at South China Community Church, 246 Village St., South China. Burial will follow in Branch Mills Cemetery, China.

The family requests that donations in Holly’s memory be made to: Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, 93 Silver St., Waterville, ME, 04901.

Arrangements are under the care of Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. Condolences, photos and memories may be shared at plummerfh.com.

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