Calais – Elaine Eloise Johnson, 90, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2020 at her home in Calais. Elaine was born in North Smithfield, RI on August 2, 1929, daughter of Harold and Laura (Simpson) Thompson.
After graduating high school, Elaine married Calvin Johnson. She worked as a telephone operator in Calais, and later for Mr. Paperback until her retirement. Elaine was a member of North Perry Methodist Church. She was an avid reader and was Past Worthy Matron and 55-year member of Orion Chapter No. 45 O.E.S. in Calais, and Past Mother Advisor for Calais Assembly #18 International Order of the Rainbow for Girls.
In addition to her parents, Elaine was predeceased by her husband Calvin; two daughters, Glennis O’Neill and Rebecca Johnson; and two sons, Douglas and Craig Johnson. Surviving are her grandson, Calvin Walker and companion Alicia Townsend of Calais; great-grandson Bryson Walker; son-in-law James O’Neill of Calais; and her canine companion Bridgette.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2020 at Calais Cemetery. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.