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Lorraine Johnson

Lorraine D Johnson, 78, of New Rochelle, NY passed away peacefully on January, 1, 2020.
Mrs. Johnson was born December 3, 1941 in Cox Village on the beautiful Caribbean island of Nevis to Gladys and Lionel Cole. She was the second of eleven children.
She graduated from Christiansted High School, in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, in 1957. She earned a scholarship to Morgan State College in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with honors in 1961.
She worked as an educator in the New York City public school system for over 40 years. She went on to earn a MS in School Administration and Supervision from Baruch College, and MS in Education from Hunter College. She was a beloved educator at the High School of Fashion Industries in Manhattan for many years.
A resident of New Rochelle since 1973, she was active in the New Rochelle NAACP and had served as its Vice President. She loved to garden and walk.
She is survived by her husband of over 57 years, Irvin, also Morgan State class of 1961, son Michael, six siblings, and numerous relatives and friends.
Visiting will be on Friday January 17th at 4-6pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc., 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. Service on Saturday January 18 at 1pm at 1st Baptist Church, Bronxville. Private disposition

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