Joan A. (Pyne) Johnson 78, passed away on Friday January 8, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late David P. Johnson. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late John J. and Alice M. (Conlon) Pyne. Joan is survived by her four sons, David P. (Elizabeth McCormick) Johnson of Brewster, MA, Michael R. (Lara McGuire) Johnson of Amherst, NH, Stephen T. (Lisa Scotti) Johnson of Johnston, and Eric J. (Mia Caetano) Johnson of Warwick. She was the proud “Nana” of her nine grandchildren: Patrick, Meghan, Kevin, Brody, Aidan, Julie, Mallory, Eric and Alex Johnson. She also leaves her siblings, Patricia Pyne of Cranston, John (Janet Hawkins) Pyne of North Kingstown, Thomas (Sharon Rebola) Pyne of North Kingstown and her brother-in-law Roger Genest of North Kingstown as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Elizabeth "Betty" Genest. After raising her boys Joan worked for 25 years at a credit union. She loved travel, sewing, knitting, Mahjong, playing cards with her friends and most of all she loved being with her grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday January 16, 2021 at 10:00am in Christ the King Church 180 Old North Road Kingston, RI. Facial coverings and social distancing will be required. For those who cannot attend, please visit Joan's obituary at www.THEBUTTERFIELDHOME.com to view the broadcast stream of the Funeral Mass. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations in her memory may be made to the Rhode Island Food Bank www.rifoodbank.org/give-now
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