Obituary of Becky Johnson
Rebecca L. “Chicky” Johnson, 39, of 10th Ave., Sylvan Beach, passed away early Sunday morning, December 8, 2019, at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse where she had been a patient since November 16, 2019, after a lifelong courageous battle with Type 1 Diabetes.
She was born on August 18, 1980, in Oneida, the daughter of George S. Johnson and Brenda L. Lohr Johnson. She attended Vernon-Verona-Sherrill High School.
Becky had previously provided day care for several years.
Becky was a member of Bret Michaels BMB Fan Club. She was a participant in the Sunset Grill Chili Cookoff to benefit Toys for Tots for many years. Becky was also able to perfect her Grandmother’s sugar cookie recipe.
Surviving besides her mother, Brenda Johnson (John Schmidtka), of Oneida, and her father, George (Tracy) Johnson, of Durhamville; her maternal grandmother, Agnes Pezzula, of Rome; her twenty-year companion, Joseph Knapp, of Sylvan Beach; two sisters, Amber Johnson (Ty Robertson), of Canastota, Anita Froelick, of Oneida; two brothers, Christopher Johnson (Jillian Felt), of Blossvale, and Jeremy Johnson, of Sylvan Beach; a step-sister, Alyssa Schmidtka, of Oneida; three step-brothers, Donald Saunders, of Sylvan Beach, Matthew Saunders (fiancé, Angel Croy), of Sylvan Beach; and Jeremy J. Saunders; her nieces and nephews, Colby, Richard, Hayden, Gage, Luke, Vaeda, Alexis, Jacob, Aryka, Ella, and Khylena; and many beloved aunts and uncles, and special friends.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Ironside Funeral Home, Inc. Family and friends are invited and may call on Thursday prior to the services from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home, 342 Main St., Oneida. Memorial contributions may be made in Becky’s memory to the Bret Michael Life Rocks Foundation at http://www.crowdrise.com/bretmichaelsliferocks.
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