Lois Hope Johnson Munsell

August 29, 2018


LOIS HOPE JOHNSON MUNSELL, 83, of Dighton, MA, died, August 29, 2018.

Born in Providence, RI, April 21, 1935. Daughter of the late Helen G. Schofield and Albin W. Johnson of Pawtucket, RI. She was the wife of the late Richard VanDerVeer Munsell.

She graduated from Shea High School, in Pawtucket, RI, in 1953, where she was the first female class president ever in the State of Rhode Island. She graduated from Endicott College in 1955.

Lois married her loving husband, Dick, in 1956, at the Trinity Lutheran Church, in Pawtucket, and moved to Dighton in 1959.

She was member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, in Taunton, MA, for many years, where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. She later became a member of the Dighton Community Church, led the choir for many years and was involved in the Women's Alliance.
Lois was active in the Mental Health Club, the Girl's Club and founded the Dighton Garden Club in 1970.

She was an avid reader, a creative writer, a take the cake baker and a talented artist.

She is survived by two sons, Jeffery D. Munsell of Brockton, MA and Peter W. Munsell and his wife Pat of Upton, MA; two daughters, Krista Reid and her husband Bert of South Kingstown, RI and Erika Delandy and her husband Scott of Groton, MA.

She was a proud grandmother to Erik and Adriana Munsell, James and Julia Reid, and Molly and Haley Delandy.

A Memorial Service with be held on October 7, 2018, at the Dighton Community Church, 2036 Elm Street, Dighton, MA, at 10:00 a.m., during Sunday Worship. Interment will follow immediately in the Unitarian Church Cemetery, behind the church.

Her family also extends an invitation to all present to join in the Friendship Hall to share memories and celebrate the vibrant life of Lois after the Interment Service.

Any donations in her memory may be made to the Dighton Community Church, 2036 Elm Street, Dighton, MA 02715, 508-669-6241.

The Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home 350 Somerset Ave Taunton is assisting the family with these arrangements.

Memorial Service

OCT 7. 10:00 AM (EDT)

Dighton Community Church
2036 Elm St.
Dighton, MA



Unitarian Church Cemetery
Dighton, MA

Memories and Celebration of Life


Friendship Hall
Dighton, MA

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