Saturday, February 24, 2018


Helen W. Johnson

September 19, 1920 - March 2, 2017

Service Date: March 7, 2017

Monday March 6 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM

Obituaries » Helen W. Johnson

Haverhill – Helen W. (Smart) Johnson, 96, wife of the late Charles S. Johnson, passed away March 2, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Alvin W. and Anna M. (Pierce) Smart.

She was raised and educated in the Haverhill Public School system. Helen was employed for over 40 years in the shoe industry working at Doherty Shoe, Colonial Shoe and various other shoe companies. In her younger years she worked as a waitress in local restaurants. Helen was a Charter and Life Member of the Amvets Auxiliary Post 147. She was a past President, Officer, Secretary and volunteered her services in many other various capacities. Helen enjoyed other volunteering opportunities, including visiting the elderly. She was an avid reader and loved knitting and crocheting. Her most precious moments were spend with her loving family, her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


Helen is survived by her children, James A. Johnson and his wife Cynthia of Powell, OH; Charlene Holland and her husband Timothy of Haverhill; six grandchildren, Roger Dumas, Robert Dumas, Christopher Johnson, Andrea Johnson, Jeffrey Johnson and Jessica Trail; and ten great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter Barbara Cook and her longtime companion John Ingalls.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Monday, March 6 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will be on Tuesday at 10:00AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery, 41 John Ward Avenue, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or