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Joyce Esther (Bolitho) Johnson

October 15, 1931 ~ July 23, 2022 (age 90)


Joyce E. Johnson, age 90, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2022. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan to the late James and Della (VanderVeen) Bolitho. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Charles Johnson in 2011, brothers Gordon and John Bolitho. Joyce loved spending time with her family, working with her grandchildren on reading and other educational subjects. She will be deeply missed by her children Kathryn Corner, Paul (Paula) Johnson, Mark (Mei) Johnson; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Dorothy Bolitho and several nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held. Burial will take place at Fairplains cemetery in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Online condolences may be left on her tribute wall at

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Fairplains Cemetery
1105 Knapp St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

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