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Mary Carolyn Johnston

July 29, 1927 — April 12, 2023



Mary Carolyn Johnston, 95, of Greenwood, passed away April 12.  She was born July 29, 1927 in Lawrenceville, Illinois to Maurice and Lucille Breen Fuchtman. 

Carolyn was a teacher before becoming a mother.  She was a member of Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church, and a member of the Keenagers Group. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  She volunteered at Community South Hospital and Our Lady of the Greenwood. 

Carolyn enjoyed baking, doing crosswords, traveling, and taking day trips, but her favorite pastime was spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Carolyn is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 67 years James “J.T.” Johnston, and brother Charles Fuchtman.  She is survived by her children Lucia (Larry) Begley, James (Tracy) Johnston, and Mary Jane (Dennis) Blackwell, 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

A private family Mass of Christian Burial will be held at O’Riley Branson Funeral Service and Crematory, 6107 S. East Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. Burial will be at Lawrenceville City Cemetery in Lawrenceville, Illinois

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church.

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