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Dorothy E. Johnson

March 7, 1940 ~ September 17, 2017 (age 77)

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Dorothy E. Johnson, age 77, of Clayton, DE, passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 after a long battle against ovarian cancer. She lived loving kickboxing, traveling and she had countless friends that loved her. Her colorful life included a long career at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and was an artist, having graduated from the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology of New York City.

She is survived by brothers and sisters in Florida; her son, Alan Martinez; daughter-in-law, Trina Blomquist-Martinez; and two lovely granddaughters, Amalee and Alaina.

Also surviving is her daughter, Carole Diaz and her husband W.K Hartline; her son David Diaz, and his fiancé Lauren Riley and their son, Dorothy’s great grandson, Nathan Diaz.

Celebration of life services will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5 pm. Please RSVP the family at (302) 388-0740 for more information.

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Celebration of Life
September 29, 2017

5:00 PM
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