Kathleen Kortright Johnson passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, August 15th, 2023.
She was the daughter of Mary Henessey Kortright and Donald Joseph “Pete” Kortright of Skaneateles, New York.
Kathleen was a graduate of Skaneateles High School.
Following High School, she attended Powelson Business Institute in Syracuse.
In 1963, she married the love of her life, William “Shadow”Johnson. Kathleen was a lifelong member of Saint Mary’s of the Lake Church. Her strong faith is what got her through the most difficult times. Kathleen embodied what it truly means to be a kind person. Always extending a helping hand, no matter what was going on in her life. Showing the kind of character she had.
She was a member of the Skaneateles Country Club; was an active volunteer in the Skaneateles Community, and held various retail positions in the village, retiring from The Bookie.
Kathleen is survived by her daughter Lisa, beloved grandchildren Allison and Kathleen “KC” Clark, her brothers and sisters; Mary Keough, Patricia Eisenberg, Peter Kortright and Mark (Nancy) Kortright; several beloved cousins, nieces and nephews. Special also to Kathleen, was the Murphy Family- Steve, Cindy and Ava. Predeceasing Kathleen were her parents, Pete and Mary Kortright, as well as her husband William C. Johnson, a son William M. “Billy” Johnson brothers, William R. and Michael S. Bass, and a sister, Bonnie A. Littlefield.
A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, August 22nd at 10am at St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Skaneateles. Private burial in St. Mary's.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Sarah’s Guest House 100 Roberts Avenue , Syracuse, New York 13207.