June 9, 1943 - March 18, 2019
Obituaries » Linda H. Johnston
LINDA H. ORTIZ JOHNSTON, 75, formerly of Montpelier, Greensboro, and most recently of Essex Junction, died on March 18, 2019. Linda was born in Montpelier on June 9, 1943, the daughter of Angel J. “Chappy” and Portia Hope (Downing) Ortiz. Survivors include daughters Darcie L. Johnston, and Stacey Nelson; her grandsons Elliott James Nelson and David Samuel (Sam) Nelson; her sisters-in-law Jo-Anne Kennedy, and Melanie Ortiz; several nieces, a nephew and many cousins. Linda’s husband, Jim, her parents and her younger brother, Richard J. Ortiz, predeceased her. Her brothers-in-law John W. Kennedy Jr. and Robert Johnston, and her nephews Gray Johnston and John W. Kennedy III, also predeceased her. Linda’s family would like to thank all of her wonderful caregivers. A funeral Mass will take place at St. Augustine’s Church in Montpelier on Apr. 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. A committal service will be held on Thursday, July 18, 2019, 11 a.m. in the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Randolph Center.