Dorothy E. Johnson

May 18, 2012  

LOWVILLE, N.Y.  —  Dorothy E. “Dot” Johnson, 68, of Dewitt Street, passed away May 13 at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, where she had been a patient since April.

Born May 11, 1944, in Lowville, the daughter of Maynard C. and AnnaBelle Thomas Rumble, she attended school at General Martin High School in Glenfield.

Dot was a foster mother for several years to many children. She retired from Lowville Free Library where she worked for a few years.

Dorothy attended Bethel Church of the Nazarene.

She loved chatting and playing games on her computer and she enjoyed camping, fishing.

Surviving are a daughter, April Fuller, Lowville; her niece whom she made her home with, Michelle Plantz; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Michael C. and Barbara Thomas, Lake Charles, La., Herbert Wayne and Stella Rumble, Ragley, La., and Maynard G. Rumble, Chases Lake; several nieces and nephews and, Dot’s special friend, her Pomeranian “Taz”.

Her sister, Mary L., and a nephew, Wayne Michael Rumble, predeceased her.

Calling hours will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 21, at the funeral home.

A funeral service will be 5 p.m. Tuesday May 22, at Sundquist Funeral Home with Rev. Keith W. Hardy, pastor of Bethel Church of the Nazarene, officiating.

Burial will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 23, in Old Glendale Cemetery.

Memorials in Dot’s name may be made to: Lowville Free Library, 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY 13367 or American Heart Association, 17 Technology Place, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.

Condolences may be made on the online guest book at

Information provided by Sundquist Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.