Linda M. Johnson, of N. Buffalo St., Springville, died Monday October 29, 2018 in Mercy Hospital, Buffalo at the age of 70.
She was born May 13, 1948 in Rochester, New York a daughter of Laura (nee Tucker) Rugg and the late Gerald W. Rugg. She was a graduate of Springville Griffith Institute, was a former member of the First United Methodist Church in Springville and a current member of the Watermark Wesleyan Church in Hamburg.
She was a teacher's aide for The Children's League in Springville, had also worked at Tops, enjoyed cake decorating, gardening, lighthouses and her Bible studies.
She is survived by her husband - Robert R. Johnson whom she married July 4, 1968; her mother - Laura Rugg of Hamburg; a son - Norman (Joy) Johnson of Collins Center; a daughter - Sandra Johnson of Rushford; three grandchildren - Keely, Deanna and Caleb Johnson; siblings - Kathy (Ronald) Kuras of Collins Center, Rev. James (Dorothy) Rugg of Mill City, PA, Sharon (Craig) Schwab of West Seneca and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call Friday November 16, 2018 from 6-9 pm at Smith-Weismantel Funeral Home, 271 E. Main St., Springville. Memorial service will be held Saturday November 17, 2018 at 11 am in the First United Methodist Church, 474 E. Main St., Springville.
Memorials may be made to The Children's League, 393 North St., Springville, 14141 or the Mercy Hospital Foundation, 565 Abbott Rd., 3rd Floor, Buffalo, 14220 (www.chsbuffalo.org/foundations), please specify for Palliative Care.