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Susan Johnston

Susan Pulsifer Johnston

Friday, November 30th, 1945 - Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Susan Pulsifer Johnston of Campton, NH passed away at her home on November 1,2019
surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on November 30, 1945 to Clarence
and Arlene (Richards) Pulsifer in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Susan in survived by her beloved husband of 52 years, Leigh Johnston, sons Ross and
Karen Johnston of Campton, and Douglas and Melinda Johnston of Thornton,
Grandchildren Russell and wife Megan, Kacie, Cole, Joshua and Kelsey - they were her
"honey-bunnies" and Great Grandchildren Isabella and Luna, brothers James and
Marlene Pulsifer, Russell and Robert Pulsifer, all of Campton and many nieces, nephews
and cousins. Also, very very dear friends John and Nancy Garland of Campton.

Susan resided in San Diego, California for the first two years of her life while her dad
served in the Navy. She then returned to Campton, NH. She graduated from Campton
Elementary School, Plymouth High School and then Laconia Hospital School of Nursing
in 1966. Susan completed several nursing clinicals at The Providence Lying Inn for
Children and Women, The NH Hospital and The Floating Hospital in Boston. After
graduation, she worked at Laconia Hospital, The Infirmary of Beebe River, Speare
Memorial Hospital, Plymouth State College Infirmary, and Dr. John Archibald's office.

Susan was a dedicated member of her community serving many organizations over the
course of her life. She served as Den Mother for scouts for both her sons Ross and
Douglas. She began with the International Order of Rainbow for Girls when she was
twelve years old and continued until she was eighteen. She was then active in the
International Order of Rainbow for Girls serving as Mother Advisor, State Mother
Advisor, and Grand Deputy. She played an instrumental role in the development of
Campton Park and Recreation department. She served on the Campton Elementary
School Board and the Plymouth Regional High School Board for several years. Susan
served as Plymouth Area Babe Ruth Baseball treasurer from 1983-1990. As well as
Bottom Bumpers Snowmobile Club President form 1977-1979.

Susan and her husband Leigh began LE Johnston Construction Inc. in 1970 in Campton.
She played an active role in the business right up to her passing.

Some of her activities she enjoyed the most were watching her boys play baseball and
traveling around New England with them. She continued that passion while enjoying
watching her grand children play sports. She loved camping and traveling, especially
enjoying several cruises around the world. She had a big love for humor, jokes, laughter
and most of all a thorough love of Christmas. We will miss her greatly.

There will be no visiting hours. Please join our family to celebrate Susan's life at Blair
Cemetery at 11 :00 on Wednesday November 6.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Pemi-Baker Home Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder
Point Drive, Plymouth, NH. 03264.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Blair Cemetery
    Address
    Blair Road
    Campton, NH 03223
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  • Interment

    Location
    Blair Cemetery
    Address
    Blair Road
    Campton, NH 03223
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Charissa Pulsifer

Posted at 07:14pm
Susan is one of the most giving, loving and dedicated women I've ever had the esteemed pleasure to know. I was lucky enough to learn countless life lessons with you, push boundaries, simply be in the presence of ..on top of being blessed to call you my Auntie. Not only family and friends received everything special about you...but you dedicated much of your life to helping those that never even knew you were such a driving force in the community...and reaping benefits you fought to have actualized. You are loved, will be forever loved and I pray you rest peacefully with those here missing you and with your parents and Our Lord above. All my heart Auntie Sue...love, Chrissy
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Trudy Duff

Posted at 04:34pm
We will remember Sue for her wonderful sense of humour and her infectious laugh. She always showed a genuine interest in her Canadian relatives and in their well being. She was so fortunate to have a loving husband, Leigh and two wonderful and supportive boys, Ross and Douglas, who with their wives, Karen and Melinda made sure she was well cared for and comfortable. Susan will be missed. Tom and Trudy Duff
JP

Julie Piehn

Posted at 03:27pm
We will be forever grateful for having spent a little time time with Susan and Leigh a few weeks ago. We talked about farm stands and places in Vermont. So happy she was home and surrounded by her loved ones. We have another wonderful angel in heaven looking down on us. Our deepest sympathies and love to all of you. Julie and Gary Piehn
JB

Jack Bradley

Posted at 02:29pm
My condolences to Leigh and the family.
Jack Bradley
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