Pauline K. “Polly” Johnson

Bradford, Vt. — Pauline K. “Polly” Johnson, 87 formerly of Bradford, passed away on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family following a brief illness.

Polly was born Nov. 1, 1926, in Littleton, N.H .the daughter of William Wesley Knight and Pearl Millette. She grew up and attended school in Woodsville, N.H.

On Sept. 28, 1946, she married Wayne H. (Bud) Johnson in Wells River; after their marriage they lived in Bradford.

She was employed at Gove and Bancroft of Bradford for years and then at Crossroads in Bradford until in her 70s.

She is survived by her daughters Diane and husband Peter Bessette of Georgia, Vt., Denise Johnson and fiance Don Picard of Enfield, N.H.; three grandchildren, Nicole and husband Jason Miles of Northfield, Vt.; Faith and husband Adam Freeman of Lebanon, N.H., and Heather and husband Michael Young of Fairfax, Vt.; and four great-grandchildren Catherine and Tea’ Miles and Cameron and Mason Freeman, sister Irene Brown and several special nieces and nephews. She is pre-deceased by her husband Wayne (Bud) Johnson and brother Rupert Knight.

A graveside service will be held at Sawyer Cemetery, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at 11 a.m. A family gathering will follow at Denise Johnson’s home in Enfield.

The Hale Funeral Home of Bradford is in charge of arrangements.

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