Laura Ann Johnson, age 51, passed away on March 8, 2017 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She was born in New Haven on July 1, 1965 to parents Edwin and Edith Brockett Johnson. After graduating from West Haven High School, she went on to work for Yale University in the Sterling Memorial Library, where she worked for almost 25 years. Most recently she worked at the Yale School of Medicine Pathology Dept. as a lab technician. Laura is survived by her mother Edith Brockett Johnson of West Haven, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was predeceased by her father Edwin Johnson. In her free time, Laura was an active member of First Baptist Church in West Haven, where she served as Deaconess. She loved arts and crafts and traveling to different fairs and festivals. She also loved cats, especially her own, Oliver. A service celebrating Laura's life will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 10:30am in the BEECHER & BENNETT-TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven. Friends may visit with her family from 9:30am until the time of the service. Interment to follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Laura's name may be sent to WHEAT, Inc. Attn: Director, 674 Washington Ave. West Haven, CT 06516.

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  1. We were very sad to learn of Laura’s passing. She was a wonderful woman with a kind and gentle soul. We will miss Laura a lot! May she Rest In Peace with the Lord.

  2. Laura was a great coworker and friend. She spoke highly of everyone and talked about her family and friends, how close they were to her heart. We went for coffee every morning and shared great laughs, joys and pain. We will miss her dearly. I will miss my friend Laura. Rest in Peace. God Bless.

    -Lori

  3. Laura was a kind and loving person! I will miss her deeply! I knew Laura for 15 years at Sterling Memorial Library! She was a great friend to me! My heart and prayers go out to the family! Rest in Peace Laura! God Bless! You are in God’s Hand’s now!

  4. Laura was a wonderful person she will be sorely missed. RIP Laura you will be a wonderful guardian angel for all of us.

  5. Laura was a very sweet and loving person, and a strong and loyal member of her union at Yale, Local 34. Rest in peace, Laura, and may God bring comfort to your loved ones in their grief.

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